Q: I am 17 years old and in foster care if I run away from my foster home will there be legal action taken against me?
I'll be 18 next year I have a job and I'm in school
A: Until you are 18 you won’t be able to choose where you live. You will be reported as a runaway and will likely be taken back to foster care if/when you are caught. If you have a job and are able to care for yourself you may want to look into becoming emancipated. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
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