Question: What rights do I have as a 17 year old in Michigan?

Michigan requires all 17-year-olds to be charged and treated as adults if arrested for any offense. Lawmakers have determined that children younger than 18 are not yet mature enough to vote, enlist in the military, serve on a jury, sign a binding contract, or purchase alcohol.

Can u move out at 17 in Michigan?

You are a minor until you turn 18 years old. After you turn 18, you can move.

Can you sue a 17 year old in Michigan?

Age of Majority in Michigan The age of majority -- the age at which an individual is legally considered an adult -- is 18 in most states, including Michigan. For instance, Michigans legal age laws state that a 14-year-old may file a lawsuit, while a child 16 or older may be emancipated by judicial order.

Can the police force a 17 year old to go home in Michigan?

There is very little you can do to secure the return of your 17 year old that runs away voluntarily. You cannot call the police to force your 17 year old to return to your household because the child voluntarily ran away. The police may only bring back home the runaway if the runaway child is in some sort of danger.

How late can a 17 year old drive in Michigan?

Drivers are prohibited from operating vehicles between 10PM and 5AM unless driving to or from work, or driving to or from an authorized activity. Driving with a parent, legal guardian, or a licensed driver 21 years of age or older, as designated by the parent or guardian, is also permitted.

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