Can I emancipate my child?

Answer A parent cannot force a child to seek emancipation, but usually, the parent(s) must agree to an emancipation for a judge to grant it. Emancipation of a child under the age of 18 is rare. Generally,... Read More »

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What can you do if you're 17 years old and are in danger but have no other family but you need to emancipate yourself and you live in New York?

Answer WOW - that's a difficult question without knowing the full spectrum of the situation. What do you mean by danger? Physical danger? Emotional danger? Besides that, if you EVER feel threate... Read More »

What can you do to get out of your house and live with a friend in the state of Georgia if you are 17 years old and are being abused by your parents and cannot emancipate yourself?

Answer GET HELP! Talk to an adult you trust - a teacher, pastor, counselor at school, relative, call Child Abuse USA at 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453). There are people who would love to help you.

If your daughter is 20 years old pregnant not living at home and in school can a father emancipate her from paying his x child support?

Your child's conduct is not an issue in paying child support. Not all kids make good decisions, but they still deserve support. You may be successful in having the support order modified to pay it... Read More »

How can a 17-year-old leave home if they are being beaten and sexually abused by their parents and they can't emancipate themselves and they are being made to live in the abusive home by a judge?

Answer If a judge remanded the minor to the parental home there would have needed to be an investigation by state CPS or DFS. Therefore it is difficult to comprehend why a judge would allow a minor... Read More »