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A minor -- that is, anyone under the legal age of 18 -- can't chose with whom to live. He or she can have a parent or guardian petition to be heard by the court and in some cases they themselves can petition to be heard, but only a judge can create a or change a custody order.

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Q: How old does a child have to be to choose to live with another relative in another state?
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