Clayton, NC asked in Child Support, Education Law and Family Law for North Carolina

Q: can my legal parent/guardian allow me to quit school at 15 in NC without any consequences?

Im 15 and I have depression/Anxiety and I cant handle school anymore I really want to get out of school but i dont want to get taken away or get into trouble and I love my parents so I dont want them to get in trouble eaither. Is there something they could do to get me out of school without any consequences?

1 Lawyer Answer

Amanda Bowden Houser

Answered
  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: You have to wait until you are 16 to make one of the worst decisions of your life. Look into the possibility of home schooling.

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