West Linn, OR asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Oregon

Q: What would happen if i left my house 4 months before turning 18?

I'm 17 and currently living in clackamas county with my aunt and uncle who have league guardianship.

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Vincent J. Bernabei
Vincent J. Bernabei
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  • Beaverton, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Legally, not much would happen. You would be cold and hungry unless you have some place to live and a job. If you are in public school, you can contact a counselor to arrange for free meals and public transportation. I suggest you patiently wait until you are 18, and then you can do whatever you choose, and suffer the consequences of your decisions on your own.

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