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Yes, you are still a runaway, because to be emancipated, a judge must rule that you are emancipated. Otherwise you are not. Your parents must usually be part of the procedure.

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Q: If you are 17 and live in new york but runaway to WA can you still be considered a runaway if there legal age is 17?
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