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How does a parent emancipate themselves from their child?

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Answered 2006-09-07 18:14:05

File a voluntary Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) petition in the state probate court in the county of residence.

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Can a parent emancipate themselves from a pregnant teenager?

No. You can not emancipate yourself from your child. Even if she ends up in foster care you have to pay for her care. This is your chance to show your child how to be a responsible parent and not bail on your kid.

Can a parent emancipate from a child in MO?

no, in Missouri you can a parent to do that without the child having a place to go

Does a parent in Alabama have to pay child support if the child becomes a parent?

Having a baby does not emancipate your child so yes you have to.

Do you still have to pay support if you emancipate a child?

A parent does not "emancipate" a child. A child emancipates himself/herself by becoming self-supporting prior to reaching majority by, for example, joining the military.

How old must you be to emancipate yourself in Ohio?

Until the child is 18, the parent is responsible for the child by law.

If parents are wanting to emancipate their child in Kentucky can the child say no?

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Can a parent emancipate a 18 year old child in NY?

There is no need to emancipate at 18. In New York, they are considered an adult. The parents are no longer responsible for them.

Does a parent have to keep medical insurance on the child that they emancipate?

The obvious answer would be NO, why would you have to carry insurance on a child that is now considered an adult.

Are you considered emancipated when becoming a parent at age 17 in ny state?

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Are you legally emancipated once you have a child at the age of 16 in the state of Michigan?

No. Becoming a parent does not emancipate a minor.

If one parent wants to emancipation a child and the child is moving out of the state What is rights those the other parent have?

Parents do not "emancipate" a child. A child is emancipated by attaining the age of majority (as defined by each State) or becoming self-supporting.

Can a child emancipate himself in Washington state?

A child may not emancipate themselves simply by making a statement. The courts in Washington State will ultimately be the deciding factor. If you are a child under the age of 18 and can prove you are able to sustain self support you may ask the courts to deem you emancipated. If you are dependent upon the support of a parent, custodial or noncustodial you are generally not eligible for emancipation. Hope this helps.

Is a minor automatically emancipated in Oregon if she gives birth?

Having a child does not emancipate the parent. It does give them certain rights in regard to taking care of the child.

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 a parent emancipate a 20 year old full time student?

In most countries a 20 year old is classed as an adult, whether in full time education or not. An adult is responsible for their own actions, so why would a parent not be able to 'emancipate' an adult child?

How do you get your child emancipated?

your child has to emancipate their self

What does emancipate mean?

Emanicipate means out of parent control.

Can a teenager emancipate or divorce just one parent?

No. Although the court can terminate a parent's rights to a child if there is proof of habitual neglect and/or abuse.

If the custodial parent does not want child support can the minor child file for the support themselves?

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Can you get married at 16 if you are pregnant without parent consent?

No, pregnancy or being a parent does not emancipate you.

Can a 16 year old child decide who she wants to live with when you have custody?

not until they either emancipate themselves or until they turn 18

If your child has a child does that emmancipate her?

In the US, no, having a child does not emancipate a minor.

Can a parent in New Hampshire emancipate their own 17-year-old?

No only a court of law can issue child emancipation status.

What is a young parent?

A young parent is generally considered to be one who has a child while they are still a teenager themselves.

Does a parent still have to pay back childsupport once the child has a child of his own in Texas?

Yes indeed they still have to pay the back child support, and they still have to pay current child support as well, because the fact that the minor had a child does not emancipate them.