Can you decide which parent you want to live with?

Answer In the US a minor is not legally allowed to choose. The decision is made by the parents or the court if the parents can not agree.

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Is the age at which a child can decide which parent they want to live with depend at all on if the parents live in different states?

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How old do you have to be in Florida to decide which parent you want to live with?

Custody Decisions in Florida Minors have no legal standing, but the judge will take a teenager's thoughts into consideration.