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    how old does a child have to be to be left alone in the house?

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    Some children should never be left alone, however I think the legal age is 12-13 in most states.
    I looked this up for my home state of California,my neighbors across the street would leave their 11 year old and 7 yr.old together alone frequently, and they didn't have a actual age listed, they just mentioned something about the maturity of the child.I think it's more a family decision kinda thing.There was no set in stone age requirement.
    children under the age of thirteen should never be left alone in the home.


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