The age that a teen can move out of their home without any problems and with getting the Department of Children and Families involved is eighteen in Massachusetts. Most judges will not grant a minor (a person under eighteen) emancipated status.
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Sit tight for a few more months. Besides, if you want to move out, you need to save some money to cover first and last months' rent.
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My colleagues are correct. By the time you finish your emancipation action in court, you will probably already be 18 and be emancipated anyway.
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