Legal Question in Family Law in Delaware

Age a teen can leave home

I am trying to find out what the legal age is for a teen to be able to leave home without parental or guardian consent and how to go about doing this.

Asked on 5/29/08, 9:24 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Re: Age a teen can leave home

There is no magic age, however any younger than 16 would be fool-hardy. There is emancipation and there are reasons that apply to it. I would suggest before you make that leap of faith you talk to a counselor at school, at church or an older friend who may be wiser than you.

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Answered on 5/29/08, 10:44 am


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