Many states have laws against “harboring” runaway children. Although these
laws are not often enforced, assisting a runaway teenager may result in criminal ...
In most jurisdictions it is not a crime to runaway from home, except in 9 states ... in
jurisdictions in which it is not against the law to runaway away a youth may still ...
May 25, 2015 ... There are nine states with runaway laws regarding minor. ... fines and
punishments and at times suspend the driving privileges of the teen.
Whenever a minor is referred to the program, the Youth Referral Center shall
make an ... Even in states where it is not illegal for minors to run away, a child
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 ...
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, ...
Aug 23, 2009 ... I read somewhere that running away isn't exactly illegal but I would like to ...
youth or what the specific charges may be for harboring a runaway.
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 ...
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.