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 Is it legal for a child to leave their parents custody at seventeen in Texas?

Answer Children can leave the custody of their parents ("removal of disabilities") at the age of 16, according to attorney Shelly B. West. However, the minor must have the ability to support himself and h... Read More »
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Is it legal for a child to leave their parents custody at seventeen?

A child can leave his parents' custody at 17 if he has their permission, such as to marry or join the military. A court also can sever the parent-child relationship due to abuse or neglect. A few s... Read More »
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Is legal child custody that is granted in Louisiana still legal in Texas?

Yes, child custody determinations are still applicable across state lines. However, the "Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act" was established to discourage court rulings from mul... Read More »
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Who has legal custody of minor child when parents have never married?

An unmarried father must establish his paternity and arrange for a custody hearing if he wants custody. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most state... Read More »
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What is legal age to leave child home alone overnight in Texas?

In Idaho, you have to be above 4 foot 8 inches, or over 90 lbs.
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