At what age can my children decide where they want to live?

I don't think that there is any age in which a child has the right to decide where they are going to live. Children of older years, I would say 14, or 15 or above up to 18, their wishes are going to have greater impact on a judge's decision. However, the paramount criterion is what is in the best interest of the child with regard to where they should live.

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Carolyn S. Zisser

Highly regarded in marital and family law, Carolyn S. Zisser is a well-respected lecturer and author on family law subjects for the American Bar Association, Florida Bar, Jacksonville Bar Association and private legal seminar companies.