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  1. #1
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    Apr 2006

    Default Runaway law in North Carolina

    At what age is a minor not considered a runway in North Carolina? And if considered a runaway, what are the possible cosequences involved for the runner and for anyone who might be directly involved? Unfortunately emancipation is not an option.
    Thanks...difficulty locating for myself

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Behind a Desk


    The age of majority in North Carolina is 18. Possible consequences for running away include placement in a youth facility; possible consequences for hiding a runaway from the police or her parents include criminal prosecution. If you need advice about the consequences of running away, or of harboring a runaway, consult a lawyer.

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