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there are some serious consequences that may not of come to mind ut running away is a major decision and should e talked about with friends or who ever you are close with. This should take serious thought ecause the consequences are great and could affect your life forever or for a long time. How would you support yourself and what would you do? If somethings wrong at home or you are having any prolems you should talk to someone about them. Cartman

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Q: What are the consequences of running away at age 17 in Texas?
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Consequences for running away in Texas?

Consequences for running away in Texas is you can get put on probation until the age of eighteen and be in the custody of the probation department. You can also be removed from your home.

Would it be considered running away for a girl at the age of 17 to move out into her boyfriend's house with his parent in the state of Texas?

If you are under the age of 18, have not been emancipated, and leave home without parental consent, then yes, that's running away. Boyfriend and his family could find themselves facing charges for taking you in. Texas does have laws against harboring a runaway.

Can you get arrested for running away at age 17 in Missouri?

No, a person can not get arrested for running away at the age of 17 in the state of Missouri. If the juvenile commits a crime when they run away, they can be arrested for the crime.

Are there laws on running away in Maine?

There are laws in the state of Maine for running away. It is illegal for to run away from home before you are 18 years of age or without your parent's consent.

What is the consequences of running away at the age of 16 in worcester mass?

Changing your life forever. Is it the only answer??? If someone is hurting you, no matter who they are, runnign will not help in the long run. Contact the auhtorities. If they are hurting you, chances are they are or will hurt someone else.

What happens if you run away from home at the age of twenty one?

That is moving out not running away. At 21 you are an adult.

What age do you have to be to run away from home?

There is no legal age to "run away from home." You can leave home at 18 when you become an adult otherwise it is illegal to "run away" ( that's why it is called "running away.")

What is the legal runaway age in Washington?

There is no, "Legal running away age." Emancipation is some states is age of 16, with court order.

What is the drinking age in Fiji and what would the consequences be if you do drink underage?

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What age are you considered a minor in Texas?

It depends. You can legally live on your own when you're seventeen. You're tried as an adult also. I'm not sure what other privileges/consequences there are to being 17 in Texas.

At what age can you move out of the house without it being considered running away in North Carolina?


Is running away illegal?

It depends on your age. Contact your state police department and ask them specifically.

What age can you move out of your parents house and it not be considered running away in Greenville South Carolina?


What are the legal consequences of smoking?

Tobacco? No legal consequences unless under age.

What were consequences in the Viking age?

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If you are 18 can you your parents have you arrested for running away from home?

No, once you reach the age of eighteen, there is nothing your parents can do if you want to move out. You are legal at the age of eighteen.

What is the legal dating age for Texas?

The Age of Consent in Texas is 17 years of age!

Can a couple age 17 go to prison for running away and getting married?

I am 17 and did bad will i go to prison?

Is seventeen a legal age in Texas?

No, 18 is the age of majority in Texas.

What age are you considered an adult in Texas?

The age of majority in Texas is 18.

What is the median age of Texas?

According to, the median age in Texas is 33.1 years of age.

How much trouble can you get into for running away at age 17?

Alot. Please if you are thinking about running away, don't. It's just a way of avoiding your problems. Talk to a counsler or another trusted adult about those problems. Remember God loves you.

What if a teengaer runs when they are 17 from fostercare and turns them selfs in when they are 18?

If running away is the only thing you did there is nothing they can do. You are of legal age.

At What Age Can a Child Leave Home in Texas?

Can you make a 16 year old child come home if they run away?

Is seventeen the legal age in Texas?

the legal age of driving in Texas is actually 16 years of age!