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Can a 16 year old minor leave home without parental consent

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Can a 16 year old minor leave home without parental consent in Florida? If not, at what age can she leave?
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No, she cannot leave without consent of the custodial parent until she is 18. However, based upon the circumstances the mother could file a motion to change/modify custody and the minor is of sufficient age, in addition to the circumstances if proved, that she could testify as to her wishes and the court may consider those wishes as one of the factors in determining what is in the best interests of the child.

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