I am 18 years old, and i graduate in a couple of weeks, and i want to move in with my boyfriend (who is 21 and stays in Georgia) after graduation, people keep telling me that 21 is the legal age to move out of my parents home, but then again i was told it was 18...i am confused?? but besides that can my parents force me to stay or can i do what i want by being 18...i need help
Child Custody Lawyer
You are considered a minor in Mississippi until the age of 21, however, at your age there is not much your parents can do to keep you home. Just remember, if you go, they don't have to let you come back.
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Criminal Defense Attorney
The age of emancipation is 21, but you need to consider all the issues you'll need to take care of in order to survive on your own. Things like, a job, a car, food, shelter, bills, etc. Good Luck.
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