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Can I move in with my 18-year-old sister?

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  • Can I move in with my 18-year-old sister?

    I am 15 and my sister is 18, my parents want to move to another city but I really want to stay in my current one and my parents are very complicated people to make a long story short. My sister and her boyfriend are moving into a two-bedroom apartment and both have full-time jobs, would it be possible to move in with my sister??

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    Hi there,

    You mentioned wanting to know how you can leave home before turning 18. The easiest way to leave home is with your parents permission. We understand that might be challenging, however, maybe there’s another family member, relative, or a family friend who could help to communicate how you’re feeling to your parents. maybe your sister. The second way is through Child Protective Services if safety is a concern. Lastly, you can also look into emancipation options. In most states you need to be at least 16 to be considered and demonstrate that you can support yourself financially and independently. Emancipation often can be a lengthy process and may even cost some money for court fees. We would be happy to look into legal resources if that’s something you are considering.

    Please reach out soon so that we may offer support and resources to you. Our number is 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929).

    Be safe,

    NRS
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