At what age can a child choose which parent to live with in UK?

At what age can a child choose which parent to live with in UK?

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Can a 10 year old decide which parent to live with UK?

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In England and Wales a child can choose who to live with from the age of 16, unless there are certain Court Orders in place that say otherwise. However, you can allow younger children to make this decision for themselves if you wish, but their decision alone won’t have any legal standing.

Can a 9 year old decide which parent to live with?

If child is 14 or older, child has the right to choose the custodial parent. If the child is 14 or older, child has the right to testify in court regarding the preference of custodial parent. If the child is 14 or older, the judge may consider the wishes of the child.

Can a child choose not to live with a parent?

If there is no custody order in place, then the child can live with the non-custodial parent without having to involve the court. In some states, custody may be modified at any time. Oftentimes, a custody determination and/or subsequent modification must be made based on the best interests of the child.

At what age can a child refuse to see their parent?

The court can modify a custody order if (1) the child is at least 12 years of age and expresses a preference of which parent he or she prefers to live with in chambers to the court, and (2) it is in the best interest of the child.

What age can a child refuse to see a parent in Canada?

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Generally a child cannot decide which parent they want to live with. But as a child gets closer to the age of majority, which is 18 years old in Ontario, they have more say about where and with whom they live. And it is rare for a court to make a custody and access order about a child who is 16 years old or older.

Can a 13 year old decide not to see a parent?

In the majority of states, including Texas, children under the age of 18 cannot legally make the decision themselves whether or not to see their parent. I tell the parent I am meeting with the only people who get to make decisions regarding the child’s visitation is the parents together or a Judge.

What is the legal age a child can decide which parent to live with in BC?

There is no defined age in Alberta or in British Columbia at which children can choose where to live when their parents are separated. The preferences of a young child will probably not carry much weight, but the significance of an older child’s choice will vary.Dec 9, 2016

Can a mother move a child away from the father in Canada?

In most cases if the other parent has custody or access, you cannot take the child outside Canada without the other parent’s permission. that means if you want to travel with your child, you will need the custody Order and a letter from the other parent that gives permission for the child to leave Canada.