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Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out
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Is running away from home at seventeen a crime in the state of Georgia?

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January 19, 2008 11:48AM

No, in Geogia, you can leave home at 17 and won't be forced to return or arrested. You cannot be kicked out until 18, but because you can now go to jail at 17, you can leave on your own at that age.