According to the local police department, Missouri has no legal age requirement. It is completely on the discretion of the parent. However, anyone can call in and report child endangerment claims to the Department of Family Services. If DFS must visit the home, and sees it is unfounded, then all is fine. But ultimately, it is up to the descretion of DFS. So in short, use your own judgment or DFS will. Leaving a 4, 5, 6, or 7 year old child at home alone may not be the best choice.Legal AnswerThere are very few states in the U.S. with legal minimum ages for children home alone, but many state agencies have published guidelines. Georgia, Illiniois, Maryland and Oregon are a few of the states with specific ages mentioned in their laws.
12 years of age appears to be the most common recommendation. Below in Related Links is an article entitled Home Alone Children Legal Age Limits which provides a state by state comparison with references.
One guideline from a California child welfare representative suggests that 8 year olds and over can be left at home for a brief period of time (usually just after school).
11 can stay home alone. They can also watch the other kids of the house.
17 is legal age in the state of Michigan.
At the age of twelve
9 years old
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.)
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The safe one is probably a teen.
13 years old
I don't think there is any designated age.
There is no legal age. You can leave them home alone at any age. Its your choice. But if they were to get into any trouble like calling prank calling 911 or lighting the house on fire your responsible
no, home alone is a kids movie.
12 years of age is the law but it also depends on what the parent says
i think 12 because they can call 911 just incase of an eremergusy
There is no set legal age in Texas. You have to look at things like the ability of the child, length of time they will be alone, ability to seek help if needed, safety of the neighborhood, etc.
14. 16 if they are going to be looking after somone else that's under 14.
There is no legal age specified in California. Most authorities will say a 12 or 13 year old can be safely left at home for a couple of hours during the day.
Legal number of kids you babsi at your house is four
Why are the kids afraid of the neighbor
There is no such law. There is a law that state someone can be held criminally responsible if something bad happens to a child that is under 15 and has been left alone.
I don't think theres any age and if there is an age its prouple 13 Its 14 im from Chicago
because its irresponsible & dangerous
12 years old