Q: just turned eighteen and ive been wanting to move out of my parent house from the get-go. what should i be aware of?
what are some crucial details that could potentially hinder my chances at getting out of the household?
A: In Texas you are emancipated at 18. Your parents can no longer force you to stay such that a judge or the police would require compliance with your parents decisions, but they can cancel your health and/or dental insurance, not advise you on life in general. Perhaps you should go looking for an apartment and check costs to pay deposits, costs of furniture, and come up with a budget for your move? I joined the Army National Guard at 17, then changed over to the Marines at 18. That is the sure fire to get out fast and get your rent, plus health insurance paid up. Plus you get to travel. God bless
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