Logan, UT asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Oregon

Q: How long do i have to stay with my dad after i turn 18?

So i will turn 18 this summer and my dad will have custody of me and i don't like being there how long do i have to stay with him after i turn 18 do i have to stay all summer or after i turn 18 can i leave.

1 Lawyer Answer
Vincent J. Bernabei
Vincent J. Bernabei
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Beaverton, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Once you reach age 18, you are considered an adult. Neither of your parents has custody of you. You can live wherever you want once you reach age 18. You should carefully consider your options before making your decision, and share your concerns with your father and others. This is a situation a capable adult would share with a trusted adviser before making a decision.

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