Asked in Runaways
Can an adult encounter legal problems if they allow a 15-year-old runaway to live in their home?
YES!!! Especially if the other person is over the age of 18 years old.Be careful, it could turn into a really bad thing...especially if her parents(or his parents) were to push the issue in court
Asked in Runaways
Can an adult encounter legal problems if they allow a 16 year-old runaway to live in their home?
Yes. This can be considered kidnapping or custody interference. If a runaway child knocks on your door allow him to come in and feed him/her, but call the police immediately. Do not take the child back home-- it may be abusive. ...
Can you be held criminally responsible for not reporting your 18 year old a runaway?
He is not a runaway at 18, he is legally an adult.
What can the police do to a person who takes in an 18 year old runaway in the state of Alabama?
At 18 years old, the person is considered an adult and then not a runaway. ...
What is the age when you can't be considered a 'runaway' anymore in AR?
When you are an adult. Until then you are a minor and subject to parental supervision. You would have to be 18. ...
Do you need a passport to go to South Carolina?
Not if you already live in the United States. Of course if you are minor from another state traveling w/o adult supervision or permission and have an encounter with authorities there can be problems. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
What will happen if you help an 18 year old foster care runaway?
Absolutely nothing. He or she is already an adult. You can only be prosecuted if it is against his or her will, or if the runaway is a minor (below the age of 18). ...
Asked in Child Health
Where to go if you want to runaway?
Go to a church to speak to a minister or an adult there or speak to your teacher about why you want to run away. You need to have an adult help you with your problems. They can help you get relocated to a safer home or to another relative's home. Do not just go to the streets. Kids are killed there everyday. You could also go to a Boys and Girls club and speak to an adult there. They...
Asked in Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out
What do you do if your 17 yr old moves out and an adult is harbouring him?
If he's not allowed to legally where you live due to his age or if you have not given permission if needed, you report him as a runaway. It's illegal to harbor a runaway and then the police can go and get him. Or you tell the adult that what they are doing is illegal so maybe then they kick him out. ...
Can a 19 year old be considered a runaway in the state of Florida?
No, you are an adult since you were 18. Now you just moved out.