Sheridan, WY asked in Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Oklahoma

Q: Can a 17 year old that is living on their own cross state lines without parental consent in OK?

My 17 year old brother in law ran away from home. His father pressed charges and dropped them acknowledging that he is in his own. My husband and I want to fly my brother in law and his 19 year old girlfriend to Wyoming for a visit. His father had threatened kidnapping charges against us. Can we be charged?

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Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden
Answered
  • Norman, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If he is 17, You would need the permission of his parents.

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