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Can a 17-year-old legally move in with the father of her child?


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2006-12-16 18:04:51
2006-12-16 18:04:51

No. The legal age of majority in most US states is 18, in some states it is older than 18. Being pregnant or having a child does not automatically confer emancipation to the minor female. Any resulting legal consequences would depend upon what action the minor female's parents chose to take or whether or not state social service agency became involved. Because the minor female has or is expecting a child, authorities would likely be apprised of her situation and would at the very least investigate the circumstances. If the parents object to the move, any adult who aids a minor in leaving the custody of his or her parents is subject to criminal and civil penalties.

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Legally, not if the father is alive & says, "No." Not until the child is 18.

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He is still the father with/without child support and has rights. Take him to court to get the child support and make arrangements for your move to a different state.

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if your child is not a minor,then you can ask them to move out.

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Yes. An unmarried mother has sole custody of her child until the father establishes his paternity legally and then petitions for custodial rights. Once the father has established his parental rights legally, the mother cannot move to another state without his consent and/or the court's permission since the move would mean the father's visitation rights would be affected. Yes. An unmarried mother has sole custody of her child until the father establishes his paternity legally and then petitions for custodial rights. Once the father has established his parental rights legally, the mother cannot move to another state without his consent and/or the court's permission since the move would mean the father's visitation rights would be affected. Yes. An unmarried mother has sole custody of her child until the father establishes his paternity legally and then petitions for custodial rights. Once the father has established his parental rights legally, the mother cannot move to another state without his consent and/or the court's permission since the move would mean the father's visitation rights would be affected. Yes. An unmarried mother has sole custody of her child until the father establishes his paternity legally and then petitions for custodial rights. Once the father has established his parental rights legally, the mother cannot move to another state without his consent and/or the court's permission since the move would mean the father's visitation rights would be affected.


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