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What is the Legal age in AK State for a minor child to be left home alone without a legal guardian?


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2014-07-02 18:20:34
2014-07-02 18:20:34

The state of Alaska does not have a latchkey law. This means there is no legal age at which a child can be left home alone. It is however not recommended that a child under age 12 be left alone without a parent or guardian present.


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