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“How Not to Get Arrested for Leaving Kids Home Alone,” AvvoStories

Date: April 12, 2017

In an article published on April 7, 2017 by AvvoStories, Katie Kiihnl Leonard offers insight to parents who are deciding if they are legally able to leave their children home alone for a period of time. The article details that the law can be murky and applied inconsistently in child neglect cases. Leonard emphasizes, “It can be a good idea for parents to consult a professional, such as a school guidance counselor, teacher, principal, child psychologist, pediatrician or lawyer before making the decision to leave their children alone. Parents generally know their child best, but an outside opinion can help swing the decision in the appropriate direction.” For the full article, you may click here.