Many states have laws against “harboring” runaway children. Although these
laws are not often enforced, assisting a runaway teenager may result in criminal ...
We are continuing our blog series on runaway youth laws in the 50 states. We
are sharing some of the important information in these laws within each state, ...
Many of these calls are regarding the laws around runaway youth and the legal
age that youth can move out of their parental or legal guardian's home. In order ...
The laws regarding runaway teens differ among states. In most states, running
away from home is not a crime, which means that the teen cannot be put in prison
If you have already run away or if you have been kicked out of your home, we ...
YES, there are shelters, "drop-in" centers, and homeless youth outreach
programs: ... Abuse Order against the person who is abusing you, even if it is
Apr 30, 2009 ... Parents can (1) report a teen behaving in either way to their local ... The law
authorizes police officers to look for runaway 16- and 17-year olds.
if the youth is located at a distance from their home. State laws vary regarding
where a juvenile runaway can be held. Some states may hold the child in a
Nov 5, 2008 ... Is it true that your son or daughter can run away ,and you can't really call the
police. They will tell you it is not illegal to run away?
Dec 27, 2010 ... BUT if she is caught doing something illegal or just comes to the notice of the
police you can be contacted to come get her and will be held ...
Therefore, Police are empowered under the law to take a runaway child into ...
The runaway shelter in Clark County is WESTCARE YOUTH CENTER at 401 S.