At What Age Can I Legally Move Out?
We commonly hear questions surrounding the legal age that a minor can leave or move out of their household. The…

At What Age Can I Legally Leave Home? | National Runaway Safeline

At What Age Can I Legally Move Out?

We commonly hear questions surrounding the legal age that a minor can leave or move out of their household. The age that you can legally leave home varies by state.

In some states you can legally move out of the house if you are moving to a safe home environment. In some states even if you reach the age of majority you cannot legally move out if you are still enrolled in high school.

Since this law varies by state and often the police responses’ also vary, it’s good to contact your local police non-emergency hotline.

We can also assist you making a conference call to try and gather some information. In addition to conference calling, we have a list of legal referrals that may be able to provide your state laws on the matter.

If you need immediate help, please call us at 1-800-RUNAWAY, or go to our website, 1800RUNAWAY.org.

– Dyanne