my children live with their father in sc and my daughter who is 16 is having issues with him custody has never been established and as far as i know i believe it is with the mother that the custody belongs i was wondering if i can give my daughter permission to move out she has a job and is in school and has an older friend that has her own place. i want my daughter to be in a safe place where she can continue her education
1 Answer from Attorneys
If the mother has custody, you cannot legalize the child moving out. She can file her own petition for emancipation, however, she would have to consult with a SC attorney who knows family law to determine the standards in that state and if she would qualify. Each state is different.