Can parents control you at 18?

Can parents control you at 18?

It’s true that when your child reaches the age of 18, they are legally seen as an adult and are legally responsible for their own behavior instead of their parents. They can’t break laws, of course – being 18 just means you can be tried as an adult, not that you’re free to do anything you please.

Can I move out at 18 in the state of Alabama?

Answer: In Alabama, the age of majority is 19 years old. However, a minor above the age of 18 can petition the juvenile court to get emancipated in specific circumstances. Here, since both your parents are dead, you can petition the juvenile court to get emancipated.

Can I move out at 18 without parental consent in Alabama?

1 attorney answer Yes and no. In Alabama, you are not an adult until you turn 19. We are one of two states that recognizes this higher age of majority.

Can my parents call the cops if I leave at 17 in Alabama?

Parents or legal guardians can report a runaway to the police at any time. Runaways who are fleeing an abusive situation and do not want to return home should tell police about the abuse. The police must report child abuse to a county child welfare agency for further investigation; emergency shelter might be available.

At what age can a child legally leave home in Alabama?

Alabama: Age 18. Emancipation is governed by statute and may only occur once a minor reaches age 18.

Can the mother of my child move my son out of State?

The mother of my child who I have seperated from and we were never married I think is planning to move to another state with my son! We have not custody agreement but I am on his birth certificate! She wants to move him away from me, his family and friends to live with her boyfriend! Can she legally do that?

Can a mother get custody of a child in Alabama?

For example, in one Alabama case the court switched custody to the child’s father after the mother (formerly the custodial parent) announced her plans to marry for a third time and move with the child to Texas.

Can a father prevent a mother from moving?

Specifically, in one Alabama case, a father unsuccessfully tried to prevent a mother from moving to a different city with the child. The child’s mother showed that she had been the child’s primary caregiver and that the move would benefit the child culturally and academically.

Is it against the law to take a child out of State?

The laws on parental kidnapping (also known as custodial interference) are different in each state. In some states, it may be against the law to take children out of state only if it violates a custody order or if there is an active custody case pending.