Q: If my friend 16 and she lives in Texas If she runs away would she get in trouble and would she be forced to return hom
Your friend's best legal move is to petition the District court to be emancipated. That is relatively easy if she can get at least one of her parents to sign for her application.
In answer to your question, I don't believe CPS would try to grab her, but technically, without being emancipated, she could become the subject of a CPS case.
I hope this helps.
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