Can a 16 year old mother be emancipated in new york state?

Answer New York State does not issue "emancipation orders". A child may only be emancipated as a part of some other court action, such as when a parent thinks he should not have to pay to support an emanc... Read More »

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Can a 17 year old who was adopted by her maternal grandmother get emancipated Or will the state step in and put her back into foster care?

If you were born in California, there is a free reunion registry for adoptees and biological birth family members including birthmother, birthfather, and birthsiblings to locate each other and reun... Read More »

Can the mother of a 17-year-old move her from the mother's home to an out of state residence without informing the minor's father?

Answer Only if the biological father of the 17-year-old has had his paternal rights terminated either voluntarily or by order of the court.

Can a twenty five year old man in New York state get in trouble for getting a sixteen year old pregnant if they are getting married but the pregnancy started before the marriage?

Answer All depends on if the parents of the girl choose to press charges against him.

Can a 16-year-old move out of the father's home and in with the mother in New York if there is no custody agreement?

Answer Yes, if there is no court order of custody in place, the child can reside with either parent. Either parent also has the right to petition the court to block or allow the action.