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

1 Answer from Attorneys

Kenneth Love Ken Love Law

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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