Quick Answer: Can Your Parents Ground You At 18?

Can parents ground you at 17?

Your parents don’t owe you a mobile phone or entertainment away from home.

At age 17 if you are doing things bad enough to be grounded… …

At age 17 if you are doing things bad enough to be grounded… You are their legal responsibility for less than a year..

When should you stop grounding your child?

Limit or avoid grounding before a child is 10-12 years old. Grounding isn’t particularly impactful before a child starts to develop strong connections and an identity outside the home. That is, most kids under 10-12 won’t really see grounding as much of a punishment.

Can your parents control you at 18?

(Mostly no.) It’s true that when your child reaches the age of eighteen, they are legally seen as an adult and are legally responsible for their own behavior instead of their parents. They can’t break laws, of course – being 18 just means you can be tried as an adult, not that you’re free to do anything you please.

Can your parents still tell you what to do at 18?

Parents lose their legal rights when you turn 18. They will still try to Control you because you live there. However, it is best that you try to get along at least until you have another place.

Can my parents ground me at 20?

Unless you are in abusive home with an abusive parent, then she has the right to ground you, even at that age.