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If they are emancipated, yes.

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Q: Can children legally live on their own at sixteen?
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Can a sixteen year old move out at sixteen in Kentucky?

No, a sixteen year old can not legally move out on their own in Kentucky. Unless the sixteen year old is married or has parental permission they have to live with the parent until they are 18.

I would like to move out with my seventeen boyfriend and im sixteen. How old do you have to move?

You have to be 18 to move out and live on your own legally. If its okay with your parents, you can go to court, and legally become an adult at 16 or 17 depending on where you live.

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Can a sixteen year old be a police officer?

No, a sixteen year old is not legally old enough to own a firearm to begin with. Also, you must be at least 18 years old to sign an affidavit.

Can a seventeen year old live on his own legally?

court emancipation.

If your child is 18 and in school are you legally responsible for his actions?

No, you shouldn't be. They are legally an adult and therefore are able to live on their own and be responsible for their own actions. Depending on where you live and what school your child is in depends on who will be held responsible.

How can you live on your own at 14?

You can't legally live on your own. You are not able to contract for a place to live. Until you reach the age of majority, you are dependent on parents or guardians.

Is it legal for a sixteen year old to move out and live with another family that is not their own without parental consent?


Is there a rule that parents are allowed to take things from their children that the children bought with their own money?

Until the child reaches the age of 18, they cannot legally own anything.

Are parents legally responsible for children who are above the age of 18 in Kentucky?

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What is it called to be able to legally live on your own before turning 18?

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