What age does a child have to be to decide with which parent they want to live?

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E.M., Member, California Bar | FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney Answered 1 year ago

Under the laws of all states in this country when a child reaches teenage years the courts look more and more into the individual child's desires as to which parent he or she wishes to reside with provided the minor provides a good reason for the request.

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