Children and the Law
Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out
Nova Scotia

At what age may a child legally leave home without parental permission?

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05/17/2010

The key here is the age of majority (adulthood) in your state or country. If they are an adult, the parents are no longer responsible. That is usually the age of 18, but could be as high as 21. Check the majority age for your legal jurisdiction.