Legal Question in Family Law in Maryland

I am a 17 yr old female in Maryland,i turn 18 in a month and a half. my mom and I are not getting along, I havn been staying with my boyfriend who is older and on probation, I know our relationship is not illegal but if I do decide to leave is there any recourse that my mom could use to make me come back home, and cause problems for my boyfriend?

Asked on 10/24/13, 6:35 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Robert Sher Wagshal and Sher

You are under the legal custody of your mother until you turn 18, but in view of the proximity of your birthday, it probably wouldn't be worthwhile for her to take court action to require you to come home for such a short period of time.

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Answered on 10/24/13, 7:04 am

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