Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out
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In Missouri can a 13-year-old choose a guardian or emancipate themselves?

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01/24/2007

No. Minors are not allowed to make such a decision regardless of the state in which they live. The minimum age in the few US states that allow the emancipation of a minor is 16. In addition, Missouri does not have grounds nor procedure for emancipation (in other words it is not allowed).