Can my boyfriend come live with me in Texas if he lives in West Virginia? Or could I get emancipated and have him stay with me?
1 attorney answer
None of what you are wishing for is going to happen.
He is not going to be able to emancipate himself. It is difficult and rare. For the same reasons, you are unlikely to do so either. Even if you did, you are still a minor and are not going to be granted guardianship of another minor.
The guardianship of his aunt would need to be terminated for him to live with his adult sister or anyone else. All decisions on terminating his existing guardianship or creating a new one, in anyone, will be decided on what is in his best interests. If your own situation in your family is causing you to consider emancipation, there is no way he would be placed into that same situation.
Someone could call CPS in WV, including himself, for lack of proper food or shelter. Not knowing anything about the adult sister's situation, he could end up in a foster placement if CPS gets involved.
He should reach out for help. But it will be either adult sister, some other adult or WV CPS that will be his likely helpers, not yourself at your age.
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