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What is the legal age to move out in Missouri?


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2011-06-12 13:36:29
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The legal age of majority for the state of MO. is 18. Missouri has a law that designates a 17-year old as being an "adult" for adjudication purposes only. Which means a 17-year old is considered an adult when it pertains to certain criminal offenses, and therefore can be tried in an adult court. The age cited in the juvenile code does not supercede the established legal age of majority which is indeed, 18-years of age. In MO. as in all states that have enacted laws or participate in AMBER ALERT, law enforcement must take action to find the missing minor as soon as a report is made, there is not a "waiting period." Cases in which the whereabouts of the minor is known are handled differently.

AnswerThe age of majority is 18. That's when you're considered a legal adult and you can make all your own decisions. In some cases a minor can be legally emancipated. You would want to contact a family lawyer in your local area to ask about this. Otherwise you can't leave home without parental permission until you are 18-years-old. AnswerThere is some misunderstanding about MO. age of majority law, MO. law does not have an emancipation statute as such. The age for becoming an adult in Missouri is 18. RSMO 210.110 (3) "Child" any person regardless of physical or mental condition under 18 years of age. RSMO 660.400 (1) "Adult" any individual over the age of 18 years. The laws are written as such because MO. child support orders are in most circumstances valid until the "child" is 21.

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The legal age to move out in Missouri is not 17, it's 18, and no. I'm in KCMO. see my profile and the links below

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It is the age of majority, the point where you are considered an adult. In Missouri, that is 18. Until then your parents are responsible for you in the eyes of the law.

You may move out at legal age of adulthood which is 18, or at 16 with your parents consent.

you can move out in Missouri at age 17 the parents have no say so over it you are a legal adult in Missouri at 17...i did it ..i have personal experience you don't have to wait until your 18 as long as your in Missouri

The age of majority in Missouri is 18.

The legal age of consent in Missouri is 17 - so I would say you can move out whenever you want to.

I don't know why you want to know that,but I think the age is 18 as usual

the legal age to move out is 19

a female can move out at the age of 17 in the state of missouri. The female can leave the day she turns 17 or any time after coming of age. The female's parent cant say anything to the young adult.

No, the legal age of majority in Missouri is 18. Please do not confuse this age with the age cited in the juvenile code referring to an "adult" as being 17-years of age. The JC is for adjudication procedures only and does not supercede the established legal age of the state which is most assuredly, 18.

The age of majority which is 18.

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In the state of Missouri if you are under the legal age of 18 you must have a parent and/or legal guardian with you.

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The age of majority which is 18.

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