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Generally speaking, parents are responsible for their children until they reach the age of majority. A parent cannot simply emancipate their child, leaving that child with no means of support.

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Q: If parents are wanting to emancipate their child in Kentucky can the child say no?
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How old do you have to be to get emancipated in Kentucky?

Kentucky has no law providing for a teen to emancipate from their parents. The only way Kentucky law will allow for emancipation is if the parents petition the court, and the minor child is self sufficient.


Can you move out of your house if your 16 and have a child in Kentucky?

Having a child does not emancipate a minor in Kentucky. Until you are married or an adult, you have to have parental permission.


Can parents emancipate their 16 year old child?

It's a judge who does that, not the parents.


What do you have to do to get emancipated in Kentucky?

By turning 18 or seek emancipation by the court. Having a child does not emancipate you.


Is a 17-year-old living in Kentucky considered an adult if she has a child?

No. Being pregnant/having a child does not emancipate a minor.


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.


At 17 can a child legally leave a house?

No if parents don't like it. They can emancipate you if they want to.


What age can a child emancipate from parents in Ohio?

Ohio law does not have a provision for emancipation. In Ohio you are under your parents' control until you are 18.


Do you have to have parental consent in Georgia if you have a child and you are 16?

Parental consent to do what? Having a child does not emancipate you--you are still a minor and therefore under the control of your parents. However, you (not your parents) do have parental rights over your own child.


Can a child's parents emancipate them without the child's permission?

No, but when the person reaches the age of majority, the parents can legally request they move out of the family home and take responsibility for their own financial support.


How do you get your child emancipated?

your child has to emancipate their self


What if a child is sixteen and pregnant and needs to move out of her parents' home in Massachusetts?

Pregnancy does not emancipate a minor. You are still under the authority of your parents. Why do you 'need' to move out?


Should teens be allowed to emancipate from their parents?

If the child(ren) are abused they should go to Child Welfare (that's what we call it in Canada) or to a close relative. If they aren't and simply don't like the ground rules of the household and are always into trouble then no, they should be able to emancipate from their parents. I never did understand this emancipation act.


What are the things that lead to child abuse?

Parents not wanting the children to start with.


Do parents have legal rights over a child who is 17 and has his GED?

Yes, they do. Getting a GED does not emancipate a minor. Your parents are still in charge until you turn 18.


Can a 17-year-old girl who has a child move out of her parents' home?

Simply having a child does not emancipate a person. You are still a minor until you turn 18.


Does having a child at 15 make the girl emancipated?

No, having a baby does not emancipate someone. They are still considered a minor and are not adults. The parents are still responsible for their child.


Can a 16 year old pregnant girl move in with her child's father even if her parents don't allow her to?

No. Pregnancy does not emancipate you.


If your child has a child does that emmancipate her?

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


Can parents keep their graduated child from going to college?

A parent cannot keep a child from going to college. Most parents love to see their child wanting to go to college.


Can a teenager in Illinois move out if they have sole custody of their child?

Having a child does not emancipate a person. You are still a minor and under the control and authority of your parents until you turn 18.


If you are seventeen and pregnant when can you legally move out of your parents house in Tennessee?

When you turn 18. Being pregnant/having a child does not emancipate a minor.


Can a 17-year-old with a child move out of her parents house?

Depends on where you live but usually not without parental permission. Parenthood does not emancipate you.


Can you move out of your parents house if you are 17 and you have a baby?

Having a child does not emancipate a minor (they don't gain an adult rights), so until you turn 18, your parents decide where you live.


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.