Sanford, NC asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Criminal Law for North Carolina

Q: I'm 20 years old and my boyfriend is 19 I want to move in with him and he wants the same thing he lives with his mom

Does he have any legal right to let me move in if its his choice as an legal adult and his mom said no when she doesn't have any guardian ship over him any more

1 Lawyer Answer
Amanda Bowden Houser
Amanda Bowden Houser
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: This really ought to be common sense for you but if mom owns or is otherwise in control of the house (ie via a lease) and mom said no - that's pretty much all you need to know. Be respectful and let that be the end of it. Even if boyfriend does have some legal right to allow you to live there over mom's objection - you shouldn't, Now if you talk to mom and convince her to give it a try - that's a different story but to basically 'force your way in' over her objection is trashy and classless. Best of luck.

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