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Can a 17-year-old legally move out in Texas?

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Answered 2009-05-16 22:06:25

The age of majority in TX is 18. You cannot legally leave home prior to turning 18 unless you have your parents' permission or you have been emancipated.

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You are considered an adult at 18 in Texas.


In Texas: 17 Other states in the U.S: 18



You can only legally move out if the parents give you permission. Otherwise you have to wait until you are an adult at 18.


If you have the permission of the parents. Until you are an adult, 18 in Texas, your parents are responsible for you. That includes determining where you live.


To move out legally you need parental consent until you are 18yo if you wish to move out.


No, the age of emancipation is 18 so only if you have parental permission.


Unless you are legally able to do so by a judge then it will be up to your parents and your granmother if you cando this.


In Texas not until they are 18 years of age. Until then the parents determine where you live.


Being pregnant does not change the age of majority. In Texas you have to be 18 before you are an adult.


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.


No, the age of emancipation is 18 so only if you have parental permission.


16 with parents permission, 18 without permission.


In Texas if the parents give you permission. Otherwise you have to wait until you are an adult at 18.


In the state of Texas your allowed to legally make decisions for yourself at 17. So your allowed to move out at 17. No you wont get arrested. No they wont force you to go back home.


Technically, no, you cannot move out without parental permission. The key here is the age of majority (adulthood) in Texas, which is 18. If they are an adult, the parents are no longer responsible.



If she has permission she can. Otherwise she must be 18.


In Texas you have to be 21 to legally carry a handgun, but it must be concealed.


In Texas, a 17 year old can move out of her parents' home legally. However, she cannot move in with an 18 year old boy because the legal age of consent, in Texas, is 18 for women. To move in with him would risk a charge of statutory rape.


No, the legal U.S. age is 18. Sorry. Best of luck!


You would have to turn 18 because no court will emancipate you so you can move in with granny. The requirements for emancipation is that you live on your own and pay your bills etc. Adults live on their own and do not move in with granny.


Yes, you are legally able to move out of the house when you are 16 years of age.


you can move out at 17 but they are still legally responsible of you


I know for a fact you can go to Michigan. I think you could go to Georgia as well



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