Puyallup, WA asked in Family Law, Personal Injury and Juvenile Law for Washington

Q: If you're siblings attacks you and your mom won't do anything about it, am I entitled to any rights to leave?

my younger sibling keeps hitting me and verbally abusing me and I refuse to hit her back unless I really need to defend myself and unfortunately the situation has continued and my Mom has not done anything about it. She claims she does but still not working. This happens when my mom is at work which is most days and I wanted to know if there is anyway I can have the right to leave my house without the consent of my mom since nothing is happening.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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A: Talk to a counselor. Becoming an "emancipated minor " is tough and not always easy.

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