Atlanta, GA asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Juvenile Law and Military Law for Georgia

Q: I am 17 years old enlisted into the active army and will graduate in dec 2020 can i leave my moms home?

My DFCS case has been closed after almost 2.5 years. I enlisted in the army July 9th 9 days after my 17th birthday June 30, i am trying to leave home right when i grader Dec 18th 2020 legally and without any consequences due to my army contract !!

2 Lawyer Answers
Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You are are minor until age 18.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Until you are 18 you will have to live where your parent/guardian says you have to. Once you turn 18 you will be a legal adult and can leave.

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