Q: I am 17, with my ged, form of income, and I live with my grandparents. I wanted to know if I could legally leave their-
care. My grandma has power of attorney over me. I live in florida and I dont know if I can but I really need to leave here.
You can be legally emancipated by a court before the age of 18 if you can support yourself. You can show proof of sufficient income to cover your living expenses and daily necessities.
However, it is most practical if you sit with your legal guardians and obtain their permission.
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