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Question: When a child turns 19 is a parent legally responsible for that child. For example, a child moves out of home and is making poor choices, if something were to happen is the parent liable.

Answer: Unless a parent has been appointed as a guardian or conservator for some special purpose, that parent no longer bears legal responsibility for her children once they reach the age of majority.

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  • When a child turns 19 is a parent legally responsible for that child. For example, a child moves out of home and is making poor choices, if something were to happen is the parent liable.

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