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Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out

Can you get emancipated even if your parents don't agree?


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Answered 2005-03-13 05:23:34

It's possible, provided that you live in a state that has emancipation laws (not every state does) and you prove your case to the court. Among other things, you would have to prove that you are capable of supporting yourself (and that means of support can not be public assistance). You also have to prove that it's in your best interest to be emancipated. The courts generally don't like to override the authority of parents, and if your parents object, then you are really going to have to prove your case.

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