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Unfortunately, generally, it is against the law for a minor child under 18 years of age to move out from parents' home, unless, the minor child is legally emancipated through the court and unfortunately, the only option would be to report any physical abuse or any other illegal actions by the parents to the local police.
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I cannot comment on your specific situation but generally, it is in fact very difficult for a minor child who is 16 to get legally emancipated, unless the child is legally married (which would again require parents' consent), otherwise, the only way 16 year old can be emancipated if the 16 year old has his/her own place of residence, has a job and income that is enough to fully support the 16 year old, including to pay the entire rent (without anyone else's help).
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