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How old does the child have to be to get emancipated?


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2005-10-17 01:14:52
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Only a few states provide the grounds and procedures for the emancipation of minors, the minimum age in all such states is sixteen.


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No a 15 year old can not be emancipated in Iowa. A child must be 16 years old in order to be emancipated in Iowa.

Yes, if the 17 year old is emancipated then they are considered an adult. They can make their own decisions and get married if they want. Parents can not stop an emancipated child from doing anything, the court considered an emancipated child to be 18 years old.

Yes, you are emancipated through the marriage. Not through the pregnancy.

No. The child is not a child anymore but emancipated so there is no need for child support.

No. In NYC a parent has to support a child until the child is 21 years old or becomes emancipated. Emancipation means a child is living separately and independently from a parent, or is self-supporting.

With parental consent. You are not emancipated because you have a child.

Yes she is emancipated by turning 18 and child support is paid until she is 21 if she goes to college.

There is no need for emancipation. She is 18 or older a LEGAL ADULT.

Yes, in some cases, a 18 year old can get emancipated in Alabama. As of June 2014, a person is considered a child until they are 19 years old.

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.

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

No, you are not emancipated automatically when you have a child. It does not mean one has the ability to take care of yourself. You do have certain rights as to obtaining assistance for you and your child, but you are still the responsibility of your parents until you turn 18.

In the US: No, you are obligated to care for your minor child until they are emancipated and this would be child abandonment.

your child has to emancipate their self

Getting emancipated at 14 years old is possible, but it is not easy. It's something that a child would have to be approved in order to do, and getting approved can be very difficult.

When 18 years old, pregnant, or parenting.

You have to be fourteen years old to have an emancipation title, but you have to have good reason behind it.

Yes! A child is not obligated to support themsleves finacially until they are emancipated.

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