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Can a 16-year-old move out of parents' home legally in Canada?


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2010-11-20 04:07:36
2010-11-20 04:07:36

yes you can legally leave but you cannot legally rent or sign leases at all. You also cant live under someone elses roof unless they have legally become your guardian. as i found out tonight. so your parents cant legally stop you from leaving but they can stop you from going anywhere.


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Yes. Simple and straightforward. You are an adult at the age of 18 and therefore are legally allowed to move out.

You can legally move out of your parents' home when you are no longer a minor. In Utah, that is 18.

A child can legally move out of their parents home when they are of legal age. In most states, the legal age is 18.

No, at the age of 18 you can move out of your parents home legally. There is nothing they can do.

Once someone turns 18, they are legally an adult, and can legally be kicked from their parents home.

i think that parents can legally stop there children from leaving home until the age of 18.

No, in Michigan you are not considered an adult. Until that point, your parents make the decisions.

Yes your parents legally own you.

Moving out of a parents house at the age of 16 legally, depends on where the person resides. In most states, a child cannot legally move out of a parents home because they are not of the states age of majority. A child can move out at 16 if they are legally emancipated by the courts.

16 to leave, 19 to not be considered a minor.

No, not legally. The minimum legal age of majority for any state is 18.

If a crime is committed then sometimes yes! For leaving your parents residence for good then no legally you should be at home and your parents can still legally tell you what to do!

They will have to have parental permission. Until they are 18, the parents are responsible for them.

A 17 year old mother is considered emancipated and thereby can legally make the decision to move away from her parents home with her child.

If you are not emancipated you need your parents' permission to move out or to get married.

yes, if the police become involved the parents can go to jail

Question: "can my parents legally kick me out or can i legally move out" 'No' to both questions. But the answer to both questions will be 'yes' once you turn 18.

I think that a teenager with 17 years of age should leave his/her home when they are legally married, because i think that the home of his/her parents is a home of safety and because there are rules that should be completed. And because his/her parents are going to be the best friends they are ever going to have. And the parents will also want everything good for their daughter/son.

No, the child is a minor and you are legally obligated to care for them until they have reached legal age.

what is the legal age to move out of my parents home

Whether it's your parents or mine, you won't have to pay (other than through taxes) - children are not legally responsible for their parents.

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