The Law Offices of Christine G. DeBernardis

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Can I Live in Studio Apt with 11 Year Old

Q:  Can I live in a studio apartment in Massachusetts and have my 11 year old stay with me?

Like most issues in Family Law, the answer to this question depends heavily on the facts.  It would involve an analysis of the age, sex and experience of the child; the apartment layout; sleeping space/arrangements; and the parenting plan.

Generally speaking, for weekend parenting time, the Court is not as stringent  in its analysis. For weekday – and “regular” – parenting time, when the child requires more particular rest and comfort to prepare for the school day, the Court will want a more “designated” space for the child.  gain, remember that these are generalities.

 

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