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

How can a 16- or 17-year-old legally move out of their home without their guardian's consent in the state of South Carolina?

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October 26, 2005 3:39AM

You have to prove in court that your parents are unfit or that you have no parents. You also must prove that you can take care of yourself. This is called emancipation. Check your state laws.