In Missouri can a 13-year-old request custody be given to his adoptive grandparents if his mother is emotionally and physically abusive?
Minors are not allowed to choose the person they want to live
with. The proper procedure is for the Missouri Department of Social
Services to be contacted and request an investigation of the
matter. MO. Child Protective Services Hotline for Abuse and
Neglect, 1-800-392-3738 Missouri Department Of Social Services,