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At what age can a 17 year old dis associate from parental

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At what age can a 17 year old dis associate from parental control?
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Louisiana
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: No The situation at home is very strained the have been no abuse, physical anyway, but more mental stress and abuse.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: This is between a mother and step daughter
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  AttyHeather replied 6 months ago.

Hi! I'm Heather. I've been a practicing attorney for the last 15 years, and I'd be happy to assist you for informational and educational purposes.

Expert:  AttyHeather replied 6 months ago.

In Louisiana, the legal age of majority is 18. Once you turn 18, you are no longer a minor and no longer under parental control. I'm sorry you are going through that. You can also file for emancipation through the judicial process (would probably need a lawyer) at age 16.

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