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


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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