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I live with my dad but I wanna live with my mom and he won't let. Its not by court order that I live with my dad. He only has custody. I'm 16 about to turn 17 in December. Could I move out and move in with my mom


Asked almost 7 years ago in North Carolina
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Jon Welborn

Answer by Jon Welborn

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Any juvenile who is 16 years of age or older and who has resided in the same county in North Carolina or on federal territory within the boundaries of North Carolina for six months next preceding the filing of the petition may petition the court in that county for a judicial decree of emancipation. I think you need to petition to be emancipated.

Posted almost 7 years ago

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