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My son has a friend who is 17, will be 18 in six months.

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My son has a friend who is 17, will be 18 in six months. This friend lives in an emotionally abusive home (not physically abusive), and I would be willing to allow him to stay with my husband and myself to graduate from high school. He lives in VA, we live in MO, I'm not sure of the laws between states?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 year ago.

You would need to petition for Guardianship (Custody) of Minor in Virginia in the District Court in the County where he currently resides with his parents in order for him to enroll in school in Missouri. You can contact the Courthouse and request for Custody/Guardianship forms. Click on the link below to Virginia Courts:

http://www.courts.state.va.us/courts/jdr.html