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The state has no laws nor process available for early emancipation, with the exception of judicial procedure pertaining to guardianship responsibilities. The age of majority is 18, but it is not "automatic" it can be subject to approval of the court depending upon specified circumstances.

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Q: How old do you have to be to get emancipated in Massachusetts?
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