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Is a 16-year-old who has a child considered emancipated in Missouri?

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No. being pregnant and/or already having a child does not confer automatic emancipation rights. The State of Missouri does not have grounds nor procedures for the emancipation of minors with the exception of cases referred to the probate court by state social services such as DCFS.

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