It is illegal to leave a child home alone that is under the age of about 12 years of age. I would say around 12+ would be an appropriate age.
what age is legal to leave your child home alone in new york
In Louisiana, the age where you can legally leave your child home alone is 12 years old.
12 that is the age you should let your child stay home alone
you cant not for any amount of time... i believe the age at which you can leave a child home alone is 16 ...
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
My child is nine years old can I leave her alone at home
What is the legal age in ohio to leave a child home alone overnight?
In the state of Illinois, the legal age to leave a child home alone is 14. Illinois is one of only 13 states that have a latch key law on the books.
You should not leave you're child alone until he/she is 11 than you can leave them at home for up to 5 hours.
I think it sould be mostly up to the parent but it should be when the child is mature enough to handle themselves and emergency situations. They should not be left home alone for too long the first time and go over the emergency procedures with your child.You may gradually increase the time alone if it is okay with the child. DO NOT LEAVE THE CHILD ALONE IF THEY DONT WANT TO BE LEFT HOME ALONE!!!!!
Answer Yes it is illegal to leave children under 12 home alone It is not completely correct to make a blanket statement that it is illegal to leave children under 12 home alone, because each state has the right to make its own laws governing this subject and the ages may vary from state to state. Stating flatly that it is illegal to leave a child under 12 alone is also misleading in that it implies that children over 12 may legally be left home alone. Again individual state laws need to be checked. Further, age is not the sole factor to consider. If a child has a mental or physical handicap, it may be unsafe to leave the child home alone at any age, because this might be placing the child in a potentially dangerous situation.
I think 16 is the age you can leave your child home alone depending on how long you are gone for if it is a few days then 16 or 18 for definite.
A child could usually stay home at the age of 7, but an ethical and responsible person wouldn't leave their child home alone before the age of 12.
Very likely you could lose custody of your under-12 child if you leave him/her at home alone. You could be charged with child endangerment and prosecuted.
12 years old I think.