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Answered 2006-08-04 21:18:44

Depends.. If you are emancipated.. I'm not sure the court would grant you "child support"..But if you are not legally emancipated, then check your state's law book about the age of majority.. in some states (like Illinois) the legal age of "majority" (an adult) is 17 and I believe that you would no longer qualify for child support. * The minor would need to be granted an emancipation decree before he or she could legally leave parental custody. When emancipation is granted the minor becomes a legal adult and therefore is not eligible to receive child support. One of the requirements of being emancipated is that the minor is gainfully employed and capable of supporting themselves and conducting their personal and financial affairs without the intervention of other adults. FYI, the legal age of majority for Illinois is 18, the same as it is in all other US states with the exception of Nebraska where it is 19. The age at which a minor can be charged and tried as an adult for a criminal offense (or in rare cases in civil action) in Illinois is 17, this stipulation has no bearing on the age of majority (18).

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