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What are my rights for 18 year old living in Alabama? When can I move out, do my parents have the right to keep my belongings?

Arab, AL |

My home situation is not good, but it's nothing like abuse. I need to get out of the situation and I wouldn't be surprised if they tried to keep my stuff, ( clothes, personal items, etc.) what can I do and what is legal? Also I'm still in high school.

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Wait until you finish high school and get a job. It will be much easier than.

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