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What age can a child decide whom they want to live with?

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  • What age can a child decide whom they want to live with?

    If I have a court order that my child lives with me, is there a certain age where the child has a right to decide which parent they want to live with?

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    In every state except Georgia, that age is 18. Judges will typically take a youth's wishes into account, but it is not the child's choice.
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