My question involves juvenile law in the State of: Texas
My daughter's 17 year old friend wants to move in with us. I won't go in to the details of why, but her circumstances would likely not fall into "abuse" by the state. It is hard to prove emotional abuse. From the research I have read online, it is unlikely the police will require her to return home, but we are concerned about whether we could legally be charged with harboring a runaway. She says she would tell her parents where she was, will give up her car and phone and will continue to go to school. (which we would require if she stayed with us anyway) She is an honor student and very active in sports. She wants to continue going to school and then on to college. We are willing to support her while she is here and help her get into college, but will not be able to fund her college education, but neither can her parents, so she is not concerned about it.