Legal Question in Juvenile Dependency in North Carolina

In North Carolina if a teen of 16 ran away from home but had a stable place to stay can he/or she be brought back by a police officer?

Asked on 8/28/13, 12:19 am

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Kenneth Love Ken Love Law
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Yes, 16 year olds cannot choose where they wish to live. The only way to do this is to be declared emancipated. You need assistance from a family law attorney if you wish to do this.

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Answered on 8/29/13, 6:51 pm

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