i am 17 years old and i am from texas. i live with my mom. i want to know is it legal for me to move out and do things on my own. i want to leave home because my mom is not the best of all moms. she always has new boyfriends, she stays gone a lot and im left to take care of me, my 2 brothers and my sister. pretty much i want to move out so that i can take care of the 4 of us without all the drama with maybe mamas coming or maybe shes not. if there is a legal way for me to do this, please tell me. i do work and i graduate in august 2006. everything i have now, is because i got it on my own. i have been taking care of me money wise since last year of april. please send me some information on wat to do? :?