What is considered the age for child abandonment?

Answer Most states don't have a set age - its' more about the circumstances and usually, what has happened (if anything) by the child being left. Did they burn down the house? Did they sit there and play ... Read More »

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What is Considered Child Abandonment in Michigan?

In Michigan, child abandonment is included in the child neglect category under the child protection laws. The neglect category includes failure to protect, improper supervision and medical neglect.... Read More »

How long can a parent go without seeing a child in Louisiana before its considered abandonment?

Abandonment is not defined as a parent not interacting with his or her child. In regards to civil definition of the term it means the non present and/or custodial parent is not financially supporti... Read More »

Is being 3 hours late to pick up a child from daycare considered abandonment?

Answer If you did not bother to contact the Daycare and give them a reason for being late (a three hour delay should be only used in an emergency such as working late unexpectedly or a vehicle brok... Read More »

How long can a parent go without seeing the child before it is considered abandonment in the state of California?

There is no specified period of time there must be intent to abandon by the parent who has custody and the duty of care for the child. A person commits child abandonment when, being the person who ... Read More »