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Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out
Age of Consent & Underage Relationships

Can a 17-year-old move out of the parents' or guardian's home or department of social services custody without consent in South Carolina?

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July 14, 2015 4:07PM

No, the legal age of majority for the state is 18.

A minor under the custody of any state agency must be released by the court even when said minor reaches the state's legal age of majority/