Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out
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If a 17 year old becomes pregnant does that make her responsible and emancipated per Indiana law?

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You are not emancipated just because you are pregnant. Being a parent under the age of majority does not change that. And Indiana does not have an emancipation statute. However, they minor does have rights when it comes to the child and should contact social services in their community to discuss their options.

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Only medically regarding herself and the child.


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Only to make decisions regarding the baby and medical decisions for themselves. They are not emancipated in any other way.


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{| |- | Emancipation is something that is done for minors before they reach adulthood. Once you reach adulthood, there is no need to be emancipated. In California one becomes an adult at the age of 18. |}



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