The topic is not legislated in California. The normal expectation is that the child can take care of themselves and knows how to get help if they need it. Certainly not under 10 and until about 13, only short periods of time and typically daytime.
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.
One would think, 18.
There is no law in California that specifies the age. The age at which a child can be left at home alone is only legislated in two states and California is not one of them. The legal check is whether or not the child is safe and has the ability to take care of themselves. Most authorities agree that leaving a 12 year old alone at home for an hour or two is acceptable, but they should not be responsible for other children.
There is not a California law pertaining to the legal age when a minor child can be left home alone. The common law that is applied is a child under the age of fourteen years who has been left with the "intent to abandon." The definition of abandonment is 24 hours in a place where the child is placed in a position of neglect or endangement.
California currently does not have any laws that specify how old a child has to be to be left home alone. It is ultimately left up to the parents to make this decision.
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.
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!