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Question Okay, I really need some advice. - September 6th 2013, 07:47 PM

Hey guys.
I need someone to look up on something for me.

I'm in a bad situation at home (not as bad as others) but still.

I need to move out.

And I turn 17 next year.

And I live in Texas.

And I've read up on it, and some sites say that I can move out legally without parental consent at 17, and others say I can't.

I need someone to find out the legitimate truth as to whether I can or not. Please. I really need help with this.

~Kay.



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"Baby, please come home. I need you here right now.
I'm crying underwater so you don't hear the sound."


What if I can't forget you?
I'll burn your name into my throat.
I'll be the fire that'll catch you.
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Re: Okay, I really need some advice. - September 6th 2013, 09:30 PM

Kay,

I'm really sorry you're having such a rough time. First off, please PM me if you ever need support, OK?

I also tried doing web research and got various answers.
I think you can leave at 17, but there might be some unwanted legal processes involved. Edit: After more research, I found this (2003) document.

What I'd suggest doing is either dropping in on, or phoning, your local police department (non-emergency line) and asking them. They'll be able to give you definite answers in legalities and possible court proceedings, and if appropriate, get you in touch with other agencies.

Again, Kay, contact me anytime, and all my thoughts are with you right now - I hope you get the best possible outcome, whatever happens.


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Re: Okay, I really need some advice. - September 7th 2013, 03:07 PM

Thank you, Adam.
I appreciate that a lot.

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I'll keep that in mind, thank you.



So dance if it moves you,
and jump in the fire, if it burns you.
I'll throw my arms around you darlin',
and we'll turn to ashes.

Kinda like the way you tell me,
"Baby, please come home. I need you here right now.
I'm crying underwater so you don't hear the sound."


What if I can't forget you?
I'll burn your name into my throat.
I'll be the fire that'll catch you.
What's so good about picking up the pieces?
   
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