In most states (but not all), it is not a crime to run away from home. In many states,
running away repeatedly may cause a child to come under the control of ...
We are continuing our blog series on runaway youth laws in the 50 states. ...
Vermont Age of a minor: Any person under 13 years of age, any person under 18
Federal law (42 U.S.C. § 5772) defines a "missing child" as "any individual less
than ... For information about state laws regarding runaway children refer to The ...
May 25, 2015 ... Runaway children are defined as children under the age of eighteen, the leave
home with the intention of not returning. The child may have left ...
A Runaway child is considered to be a voluntary missing juvenile. A runaway
child is always “at risk” and demands prompt attention by law enforcement.
Apr 30, 2009 ... The youth in crisis law permits the Juvenile Court to assume ... olds who are
beyond their parents' control, run away from home, or are truant.
youth in a law enforcement capacity and on the current laws, policies, and ... In
Minnesota, a runaway youth is legally deﬁned as “...an unmarried child under the
Juveniles run away from home and from substitute care placements, such as
foster ..... Law enforcement responses alone are seldom effective in reducing or ...
The laws regarding runaway teens differ among states. ... The teen (or a
concerned third-party) can also make a report to child protective services, which
Oct 1, 2012 ... Unfortunately, when your 17 year old voluntarily runs away, there is very little you
can do to secure their return to your household. As a child ...