Can I move out at 17?

I would like to move out of state with other family.

Asked on November 5, 2012 under Family Law, South Carolina

Answers:

B.H.F., Member, Texas State Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

The age of majority in South Carolina is 18 years of age.  However, if your current parents or guardians are willing, you can move in with the other family in another state.  If they are not willing to let you go, then you would be required to stay in your current situation until you did reach the age of 18 years of age. 


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