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tgrbaitn08
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In my car
Member since Dec 2007
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re: At what age can a child stay home alone..........


quote:


at whatever age they learn to stay away from my porn and liquor!!!!



then I guess I'll never be left alone






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One Story House
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Member since Feb 2009
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re: At what age can a child stay home alone..........


I was 10 when I stayed home by myself all day during the summer while the parents were at work.





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Chad504boy
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Five Oh Four
Member since Feb 2005
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re: At what age can a child stay home alone..........


quote:

my friends parents left him home alone when he was 17...the house got burnt down. that party was fricking crazy


awesome :CSB:






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LSU PAINTER
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Folsom
Member since Aug 2008
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re: At what age can a child stay home alone..........


There you go!!!

quote:

my friends parents left him home alone when he was 17...the house got burnt down. that party was fricking crazy








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Tiger-Striped-Bass
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The Bay Area
Member since Dec 2004
831 posts

re: At what age can a child stay home alone..........


LINK to State-by-State Chart


State

Minimum Age of
Home Alone Child

Reference

Alabama None Alabama Babysitting Laws
Alaska Unknown No Resource Found
Arizona None Arizona Department of Economic Security
Arkansas None Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect - Arkansas
California None Child Abuse Prevention Council
Colorado 12 * Colorado Department of Human Services
Connecticut None State of Connecticut Attorney General's Office
Delaware 12 * Delaware Division of Family Services
Florida None Florida Eighth Judicial Circuit Family Court FAQ
Georgia None No Resource Found
Hawaii None Hawaii Department Of The Attorney General
Idaho None Idaho Department of Health & Welfare
Illinois 14 University of Illinois Child Care Resource Service
Indiana None No Laws Govern Leaving Children Alone
Iowa None Iowa Department Of Human Services
Kansas 12 * Kansas Health & Environment
Kentucky None LAW & JUSTICE Children at Home Alone Nov, 2003
Louisiana None Louisiana Department of Social Services
Maine None Maine Kids & Kin
Maryland 8 Maryland Unattended Children Law
Massachusetts None Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries
Michigan None Calhoun County Courts
Minnesota None Minnesota Dakota County Attorney's Office
Mississippi None Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Missouri None KRCG Latch-key limbo An Education Report 2006
Montana None Montana Child & Family Services
Nebraska 11 * Midwest Child Care Association
Nevada Unknown No Resource Found
New Hampshire None State Of New Hampshire Attorney General
New Jersey None NJ Department of Human Services
New Mexico None VogueSeattle.com Lawyer Answers
New York None New York Children & Family Services
North Carolina None NC Health & Human Services
North Dakota 9 * North Dakota CSCC (Kid's Council)
Ohio None The Cleveland Law: Home Alone Children
Oklahoma None Lawton PD - Guide For Working Parents
Oregon 10 City of Albany, Oregon FAQ
Pennsylvania None Pittsburg Post-Gazette.com article June, 2007
Rhode Island Unknown No Resource Found
South Carolina 8 * NBC Augusta.com
South Dakota None South Dakota Cooperative Extension Service
Tennessee 10 * Tennessee Juvenile & Family Court Judges
Texas None Texas Family & Protective Services
Utah None Children's Service Society of Utah
Vermont Unknown No Resource Found
Virginia None Chesterfield County, Virginia Social Services
Washington 10 * Child Care Resources
West Virginia Unknown No Resource Found
Wisconsin 12 * Prevent Child Abuse Wisconsin
Wyoming 12 * Wyoming Child Protective Services

* Guideline ONLY. These states do not set a specific age after which a child legally can stay home alone but do provide recommendations.







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