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What is the legal age to leave home without parental consent?

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What is the legal age to leave home without parental consent? My neice is 16 in July and wants to move out of home to live with her grandparents due to problems at home.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
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Once she is 16 your niece is free to live wherever she wishes and neither the courts not the police will intervene.
he grandparents will be able to claim Child Benefit and Child Maintenance for her!
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