Legal Question in Juvenile Dependency in Virginia

I am two months away from my eighteenth birthday and my living situation at home has become intolerable. Is it legal for me to leave my parent's house and move in with someone else?

Asked on 8/07/10, 3:23 pm

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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No, not without their consent. (The law still considers you a minor child

subject to their custody and control until you turn age 18.)

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Answered on 8/12/10, 8:36 pm

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