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legalbeagle.com/7789834-legal-rights-17yearold-texas.html

Jun 15, 2017 ... If you are a 17-year-old living in Texas or if you're a parent wanting to lay down the law, you might be curious to know the Texas laws regarding ...

statelaws.findlaw.com/texas-law/texas-legal-ages-laws.html

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 ...

guides.sll.texas.gov/can-a-seventeen-year-old-leave-home

Jul 21, 2017 ... These topics include basic legal terminology, rights of youth in child abuse ... They may be able to provide information on whether a 17-year-old ...

www.fosterlawfirm.com/blog/when-a-child-turns-17-in-texas

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 ...

www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/opinions/opinions/50abbott/op/2003/pdf/ga0125.pdf

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 guardian ...

www.1800runaway.org/2015/09/can-i-move-out-at-17-runaway-laws-in-southwestern-u-s

... in which they live stating that they have lived in that county for over a year before filing. ... Runaway status: According to Texas law, there is no specific classification for ... A youth can petition for emancipation if she is at least 16 years old, is an ... state, and understands the rights and obligations of an emancipated youth.

bulletinboards.1800runaway.org/forum/categories/legal-issues/780-leaving-home-at-17-in-texas

I've heard places you can be 17 in Texas and leave without parent consent .... situations, especially at 17 years old, since it varies from city to city. .... If your parents/legal guardians are okay with you going then it .... If you are looking for a more specific answer of exactly what your rights are, you can always ...

www.dunhamlaw.com/age-consent-texas

Texas Penal Code states that once a person becomes 17 years of age they are capable to give consent .... 17: The 16 year old is below the legal age of consent.

www.themarshallproject.org/2015/03/03/the-17-year-old-adults

Jun 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).