Legally at what age in the state of Florida, can a child decide which parent she/he wants to live with?

Asked almost 4 years ago - Satellite Beach, FL

If parents are divorced and have children, at what age can a child decide which parent they want to live with?

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  1. Ayuban Antonio Tomas


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . It is not up to the child. The child's preference is just one of the things that the family court judge will consider when determining the terms of custody.

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