== == There are very few states in the U.S. with legal minimum ages, but many state agencies have published guidelines. Georgia, Illiniois, Maryland and Oregon are a few of the states with very specific ages. Typically 8 year olds and over can be left at home for up to several hours (usually after school before a parent gets home from work).
12 years old appears to be the most common recommendation. http://www.latchkey-kids.com/latchkey-kids-age-limits.htm provides a state by state comparison.
Alabama does not have a specific age of which a child can be left alone at home. However, the national safekids campaign recommends that no child under 12 years of age be left at home alone.
13 is the legal age for a child to be left alone in the US
what age is legal to leave your child home alone in new york
There is no legal age limit for leaving a child on their own, but it is an offence to leave a child alone if it places them at risk
TN has no law regulating the age a child must be to stay home alone
There is no legislated legal age. The parent has the responsibility to ensure that the child is properly cared for. The age at which a child is capable of being home alone varies by child and situation.
There is no legal minimum age in which a child can be left home alone overnight in Missouri. However it is never recommended that a child younger than age 12 be left home alone at all.
There is no legal age for children to stay at home alone.
In Ontario, Canada it is not legal to leave a young child home alone overnight. After the age of 16, a child can be left alone over night.
The legal age in California to leave a child home is 9 years old. There is no legal age set for leaving a child home in California, but there are guidelines. The legal status of leaving a child home alone all determines whether there are any disturbances within the neighborhood as a result of the child being left home alone. This means that the child must be both responsible and trustworthy in order to be named LEGAL.
A child can be left home alone at home only at the age of 13......
The legal age for a child to stay home alone in North Dakota is 9 years and up (it is unlawful for leave a child under the age of 9 alone.)
the legal age is 12 if you think they are mature to be home alone but not under the age of 12 at all!