Legal Question in Family Law in Illinois

I'm 17 and I live in Troy, Illinois. I turn 18 next march, but i was wondering if it was possible for me to legally leave my house and move out on my own without parental consent and without my mom listing me as a run away?

Asked on 9/10/13, 1:58 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jonathan Shimberg SHIMBERG and CROHN, P.C.

You can file a Petition in court seeking emancipation. Pravtically most judges will not force a 17 year old back where he or she does not want to be

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Answered on 9/10/13, 2:06 pm

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