Legal Question in Family Law in Louisiana

Age child can be left home alone

Please tell me at what age a child can legally be left home alone.

Asked on 5/06/02, 12:16 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Andrew Casanave Andrew M. Casanave

Re: Age child can be left home alone

There is no one particular age. Obviously some children are so young that they should always be supervised. Obviously any child mature enough to babysit without supervision can be left alone for a reasonable amount of time. There is no clear answer.

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Answered on 5/07/02, 10:10 am

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