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Can an abused 15-year-old be emancipated in Illinois?

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A minor must be at least 16-years of age to file an emancipation petition (750 ILCS 30/2). Minors who are being subjected to neglect or abuse should contact the Illinois Department of Family and Children's services for assistance. DFCS Hotline 1-800-25-ABUSE or 217-785-1700.

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Can you get emancipated at 16 in Illinois?

Yes you can seek emancipation at 16 in Illinois.

Are pregnant teens automatically emancipated in Illinois?


Can a 16 year old boy and girl who have had a baby and are married be automatically emancipated in Illinois?

They may be emancipated, but it is not automatic.

Can you get emancipated in Illinois if you were sexually abused Living with strict mom Mom wants stepdad to move back in after his courtdates are over Can I get emancipated?

I'm assuming that the stepdad is the one who abused you....are the court dates for the abuse? If you haven't need to tell someone. As soon as you do that you will be taken out of that environment. In order to be emancipated you have to be able to fully support yourself financially. You have to able to live on your own. Since this is not likely.....if your household is not good for can see about going to court to have guardianship taken away from your parents and given to grandparents or aunt and uncles.

Can you get emancipated at 17 in New York and then move to Illinois and still be emancipated?

Since New York doesn't have an emancipation statute, the answer is no.

What is the age a teen can get emancipated in Illinois?

A teen can get emancipated at the age of 16 up to 18 in the state of Illinois. The teen will need to hire their own attorney and show proof that they can take care of themselves.

Can a sixteen year old terminate legal rights of the parents or become emancipated in South Carolina if parent consents?

Yes. You have to have parental consent to be legally emancipated, unless you are being mentally/emotionally abused, physically abused, or their living arrangements are unstable.

Can a 15 year old get emancipated due to being physically abused?

there's actually rules to being emancipated first you have to have a means of support and parental concent and you have to be 16 so if the 15 year old is getting abused he should contact the authorities

Can a seventeen year old be emancipated in Illinois from a specialized foster home?


Can a 17 year old male get emancipated in Illinois?

Sure, if you get your parents permission

If you were abused in an old home and sent away with another legal parent can you still get emancipated from the parent you live with now?

You can

Can a 17 year old move out with A 23 year old Illinois?

not unless your emancipated.

How old do you have to be to move out of your parents' house in Chicago?

You have to be 18 to move out or go to court to become emancipated.

Do you have to have parental permission to get emancipated in Illinois?

NO, you petition the court to be emancipated against your parents will. You will however have to show that you are Mentally, Physically and Financially able to cope with life just as you would be required to as an adult.

Who would you contact for more information about getting emancipated in Illinois?

A social worker, and in some cases such as abuse, you could contact the cops and request that you take your parent/gaurdian to court to get emancipated.

Do you have to pay child support in Illinois even if minor got married?

No, once a minor get married they are emancipated.

Do you need parental consent for emancipation in Illinois?

You don't get emancipated with parental consent the judge decides if you are emancipated or not... * Illinois 'emancipation of mature minors act' states: "No order of complete or partial emancipation may be entered under this Act if there is any objection by the minor, his parents or guardian"

How can a pregnant 16-year-old with a job be emancipated in Illinois?

Illinois Legislative Civil Statute, Chapter 750/30. "Rights and Remedies/Family"

Is it legal for a girl to move out with parental consent in Illinois?

Yes, but you cannot own property without being emancipated.

How old does a resident of Illinois have to be?

We don't know to be "what" to vote 18, to drink 21, to be emancipated 18, to drive 16.

Can an abused almost fourteen yr old get emancipation?

It is not very likely that they can get emancipated. Of the states that allow emancipation, most require you to be at least 16. However, if you are being abused, contact local social services. They will help you get to a safe place.

If your 16 years old in Illinois and your emancipated can you move in with your boyfriend that is over the age of 18?

As long as you are emancipated, you can move in. When you become emancipated it means, even though age wise you are not, legally you are an adult. You can sign contracts and make all the decisions, and deal with the responsibilities of, being an adult.

Can a child who is being beat by his father get emancipated from his parents in ohio?

Depends on how old you are. Usually you can not apply until you are 16 but if you are abused there are foster homes ready for you.

Is it possible to have your parents deemed unfit parents and get yourself emancipated and be adopted by someone else's parents in Illinois?

yes u can

What rights does a 16 year old have?

Not very many if you want to get emancipated from your family you have to go to see your school and talk to a councelor and you can if you foster living or if you are getting abused. You have to go to court and file papers and you can do that for free but there are 1800 numbers if you are getting abused google them