im 17 in florida and want to leave home. i attend school and cheer. my mom says she owns me till im 18 and cant leave we hate each other she uses me as a built in baby sitter its a awful situation i dont want moral advice i kno what i want to do and thts move out, i just need to know, can she force me to come back. i will be in a safe enviroment and attending school.
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You can petition your local court to become emancipated. That basically means that you (a minor with limited legal rights) gain all the rights/responsibilities of an adult.
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