Can a 15-year-old decide which parent they want to live with in Washington State?

Answer Answer Yes. The court considers a fifteen year old competent enough to make their own decision in matters like that.Minor's are not allowed to choose which parent or pwerson with whom they wish to... Read More »

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Can a 10 year old in the state of CT decide what parent he wants to live with?

Answer i dont think so u have to be atleast 13 or 14 to decide some times it depends on the situation

Is it legal for a 16-year-old to move out of a parent's home to another parent without custody in Washington state?

Answer No. The child has to file for emancipation (divorce her parents), or her parents would have to sign off parental rights and / or make the new parents legal guardians.

When can a minor decide which parent they want to live with in the state of WI?

It is a misconception that a minor can choose with which parent they want to live, regardless of the state in which you live. Even if the child is in their teens, it is the judge who decides. Howev... Read More »

In Oregon state how old does a child have to be to decide which parent to live with?

Technically the child has no right to decide until reaching the age of majority (18), at which point they're no longer a child.Only Indiana and Texas have laws setting out a specific age at which a... Read More »