Houston, TX asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Louisiana

Q: I’m 17. Can I go out without a parents permission? I don’t want to move out. I just want to be able to see my friends

My mother keeps me inside most of the time. Sometimes I don’t go outside for days simply because my mom said so. I just want to be able to feel freedom or relaxed without being a prisoner in my own home

1 Lawyer Answer
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: You can go outside for fresh air, to garden, to take photographs, feed the birds, to read a book, wash the car, or to exercise any time you like. However you may not leave the premises without your mother's permission, except for school or a medical emergency, until you are 18.

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