answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

The laws vary by state, and not all states have emancipation laws. In the states without emancipation laws, the only way to become emancipated is by (1) turning 18 (2) getting (legally) married (3) joining the military (which minors have to have parental consent to do). In the states that do have emancipation laws: generally, you petition the court for a declaration of emancipation. You 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. That's not always an easy thing to do. The courts generally don't like to override the authority of parents, so you would have really prove your case. The courts then decide rather to grant or deny your petition. It is not a quick and easy process.

I was emancipated and I didn't think it was that hard, I did have a good reason for wanting to be emancipated, i was physically abused by a sibling, I went to the court house and asked a few ?'s and they were very helpful, on my court day I had pictures of bruises and proof that I had a job, was still in school and had found a safe and stable resident, it will help if you bring whom ever you are staying with to verify what you say and to let the court know that you can countinue living there.

I took my daughter with me in New York to get emancipated. She was married, had a baby, and was working getting 8.25/hour. It was rather easy, she was willing to request for this emancipation. You must prove that partied are in agreement for tihs and it is in the intersest of the child to get this done and hopefully they will fly away.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2015-07-16 19:21:31
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How does a child get emancipated?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Are you emancipated if you have a child in florida?

No you don't automatically get emancipated because you are pregnant or have a child in any state.


How do you get your child emancipated?

your child has to emancipate their self


What happens with child support if a child says he is emancipated?

If you're in the US... A child saying he is emancipated means nothing (I can say I'm God, but that doesn't mean I am :). If the child actually is legally emancipated, then child support ceases.


Is a minor automatically emancipated if she is pregnant or already has a child?

No, she is not emancipated automatically.


Do you have to have a lawyer to emancipated a child?

yes


Does having a child make you emancipated?

no


If you have a child at the age of 15 are you automaticly emancipated?

no you have to apply through the courts to be emancipated


Your divorce states that child support will be paid until the child reaches the age of 18 or is otherwise emancipated what does this mean?

There are times when a child prefers to be on their own and asks to be emancipated. When a child is legally emancipated, you are finally free from a support obligation.


How do you emancipate a child from child support?

Children are not "emancipated" from child support. They are "entitled" to financial support by the non-custodial parent. In general, children become emancipated by leaving their parent(s)' house and becoming self-supporting. Child support is usually not due for an emancipated child.


Can an emancipated teenager living other adults get child support?

In general, emancipated children are not eligible for child support - they are considered adults.


Can a emancipated child receive money from a deceased parents life insurance?

An emancipated child is considered an adult. They are entitled to receive any benefits assigned to them. If they are not emancipated, the money will go into a trust for them.


Is a minor emancipated if he or she has a child in the state of kentucky?

No, he or she is not.

People also asked