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Can a 17 year old move out in Texas?

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A 17-year-old can move out, but certain conditions must be met. They must obtain a family law lawyer to help with the legal aspects of emancipation and be a legal resident of Texas. They must be able to prove that they are able to support themselves on their own.

It is very difficult to be emancipated under the age of 18, and it is the responsibility of the minor to prove their case. The judge looks for several things, including whether the person is capable of making a living and supporting themselves. Also, they try to determine whether the child will be able to mentally handle the rigors of life on their own.

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