Is it illegal for a 7 year old boy to still be sleeping in the same bed as his 55 year old grand mother?

Asked on September 22, 2015 under Criminal Law, West Virginia

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

This is an issue you need to discuss with a family counselor and an attorney.  Nothing here appears to be considered abuse or inappropriate behavior.  Many families co-sleep and helping to wipe sounds like a cleanliness issue.
Consider disucssing this with a family counselor to get to what does occur and whether it is something to really worry about or something he will eventually grow out of.


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