Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out

Can a minor child who is 11 get emancipated and live with her grandparents?

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2012-09-01 10:57:36
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No. Being emancipated means taking care of yourself and pay your own bills, have your own place, work etc. You can not seek early emancipation until you are 16 in the states that have that option. As long as you are a minor your parents or the court decides where you live.

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yes, as long as the parents agree to allow their child to live with their grandparents its fine as long as the grandparents can support the child.


No, as a minor you are not allowed to choose who to live with. That is up to the parents.


If she is emancipated or has her parents permission she can live where ever she wants.


No, a minor can not move out of their grandparents home if they have guardianship. The minor will have to live with the grandparents until their 18th birthday.


When they are 18. An emancipated minor could also chose to do so at 16.



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If you are a minor you need your parents permission to move.


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If you are a minor you need parental permission to live elsewhere.


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This abuse should be communicated to the other parent that the minor child wishes to live with. If the parent cannot look after the minor child because of their working hours or their job that may have them traveling out of country, then the minor should report the abuse to Child Aid. Once Child Aid is involved the courts will decide if the other parent would be more suitable for the child to live with or they may decide that child can live with grandparents or other relatives. If this is not possible then the courts will take charge and generally put the minor child in foster care until they are no longer a minor.


In Illinois, yes, you would be emancipated. Good luck. ****** There is no state in the US where a minor is emancipated merely by getting pregnant/having a child (that would be ridiculous). You are still subject to the rules and authority of your parents, so they get to decide where you're allowed to live.


Emancipation is usually quite easily acquired if you can show that you can support yourself or show that your grandparents will support you. You do have to go to court. It's not as scarry as it sounds.


You go before a judge and prove you can support yourself and your child. He will decide if you have the proper income and the means to be emancipated.


No, the minor cannot choose until he is 18. Until then he needs parental consent.


Yes. You have to apply for emancipation, then after you've been granted - you can live with anyone you want.


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No, a minor can not choose where to live until he is age of majority in his state, usually 18.


No. If there is a valid concern, the grandparents can file a child in need of care motion. At the hearing, the judge can choose to interview the child on the choice and the reasons behind it. Often, a child expresses a desire to live with grandparents. I very much remember that point in 1969.



No, they must file a child in need of care motion with the court.



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