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my granddaughter is 17 and doesnt live in the home with her

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my granddaughter is 17 and doesnt live in the home with her mother any more ,can she move out of the state legaly
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No she cannot, she would need the approval of her parents to move out of state unless the minor has a court order of emancipation. Even though minor does not live with her parents, they are still legally responsible for the minor and their consent is necessary to move out of state or else she can be reported as a runaway.

The person who keeps the child away from the parent can be charged for harboring a runaway and custodial intereference.

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