Your niece is 17 and just ran away with her 23 year old boyfriend Is there anything that you can do since she is now considered an adult in the State of Texas?
17 is the age of consent, but it is not the age of majority (18). The 17 year old is still considered to be in 'custody' of some adult.. If they crossed state lines or has be…en gone more than 48 hours without parentsal consent she has been kidnapped. (MORE)