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16 year old with child wants to move out can she??? Oklahoma

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  • 16 year old with child wants to move out can she??? Oklahoma

    I have a cousin that wants to move out of her mothers house she lives in Oklahoma she is only 16 but she has a child of her own that she takes care of. We are trying to figure out if she can move out of her mothers house and even out of the state or does she have to wait until she is 18 still?

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    Unless she has the permission of her parents or legal guardians, she has to wait until she is 18. Having a child does not emancipate her, except medically, in any state. What's more, in Oklahoma the emancipation of a minor grants that minor the right to sign a contract and NOTHING else. So even if she were legally emancipated, which she is not, it would still not give her the right to move out.
    The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

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    • #3
      Who would she move in with? What does her mother/parents say about this? If they
      say no, then she has to wait until she is 18.
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