Any minor petitioning a Texas court for emancipation -- that is, being declared an
adult in the eyes of the law -- must be a Texas resident, 17 years old (or 16 and ...
Legal Rights of a 17-Year-Old in Texas. Seventeen-year-olds are generally
anxious for their next birthday to arrive so that they can cease being legal minors
Criminal Procedure, if the minor's legal custodian ... The age of the child is
significant because a seventeen-year-old who voluntarily leaves home ... 17 who
is voluntarily absent from home without the consent of his or her parent or
Mar 3, 2015 ... Since 1918, Texas has considered 17-year-olds to be adults when they ... Perry
said the state would not fully comply with the prison rape law).
Sex ed Rights ... Texas received $5,402,595 in federal funds for abstinence-only-
until-marriage programs in Fiscal Year 2010. ... In Texas, you can legally consent
to sexual intercourse when you become 17 years old. ... If you are under 18 years
old and want an abortion, one parent or legal guardian must be notified and ...
I know it is legal to move out when 17, and after 24 hours if you leave when ... to
live with your parents doesn't necessarily warrant terminating their rights. ... A
seventeen year old (unemancipated, unmarried, and not in the ...
May 30, 2013 ... When a child turns 17 in Texas, they are subject to different laws and may have
different rights under the law. ... here in the Sugar Land, Fort Bend County Texas
area excited to file a runaway charge on a 17 year old. When ...
The Texas Child Labor Law ensures that a child is not employed in an ... for 14-
and 15-Year Olds; Prohibited Occupations for 16- and 17-Year Olds; How to ...
www.texasadvocacyproject.org/documents/Youth Rights in DV 121406.pdf
Rights of Youth in Child Abuse Reporting & Investigation pages 10-13 ... describe
the legal process that allows a minor who is 16 or 17 years old to file a ...
responsibility continues as long as the 18 year-old remains enrolled in high
Sep 4, 2015 ... Texas harbors a host of laws that affect you as a parent. Some may ... Your
neighbor lets her 10-year-old baby-sit her 7-year-old. Nothing's ever ...