What is the legal age a child can choose what parent he wants to live with?

Answer This varies from state to state, however the older a child is, the more likely a judge will be to hear the wishes of the child in a closed session. Generally, if a 12 year old would testify to a ju... Read More »

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When each parent has custody of one child but they both have joint legal custody is the other parent able to enroll the child in school if they end up coming to live with that parent?

joint custody is just given to make the other person who doesnt have all legal rights feel better, they don't have any real rights of the child, but theyt do get visitation rights. and if you went ... Read More »

If a child has lived with one parent for 17 years and then comes to live with the other parent who has legal guardianship?

funny answer.. Well.... The person who has legal guardianship is the person who has LEGAL guardianship. If the mother has custody, no matter where that child moves (untill their 17th or 18th birth... Read More »

If parents live in different states Alabama Mississippi can child choose which parent they want to live with at age 14?

AnswerThe general age of consent is 18 years unless it is detrimental for a child to reside with one parent. Most states are "best interest" states. Ask yourself? What is in the best interest of th... Read More »

What age can a child choose which parent they want to live with in the uk?

There is a law that says when a child is 14 years old, the judge "shall consider" the desires of the child in custody cases, but the law does not say the judge shall do what the child wants. There ... Read More »