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Extremely "slim to none". Judges do not arbtrarily mandate emancipation decrees. If minor child believes they are in an abusive and/or neglectful environment they can contact Youth Emergency Service Hotline 1-800-899-KIDS(5437), Crisis Intervention Agencies Line 1-888-644-HOPE (4673), their state social services division, an adult they can trust, and so forth. If immediate danger is perceived contact the local police or 911. A minor cannot be emancipated or removed from the parental home, simply because they don't want to live there any longer or they don't like the rules, chores, etc.

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Q: What is the likelihood that a court will grant an emancipation to a 16-year-old?
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What are good reasons for the court to grant a teenager emancipation?

You are able to take care of yourself and not be a burden on society. Note that many states do not have 'emancipation' for minors.


Can you be emancipated in Oregon without your parents' consent if you are an A student and have a job and are able to find a place to live on your own?

Parental consent is not a requirement for emancipation in Oregon, but it is a factor that the court considers when deciding rather or not to grant emancipation. You would have to prove to the court that there is a legitimate reason that emancipation is truly in your best interest.


If a minor gets emancipated does the court does the court provide them a place to live?

No. One of the primary expectations in those places that will grant emancipation is that the minor show that they can support themselves.


Does a minor need parental permission to be emancipatted in the state of Pennsylvania?

A court may grant emancipation without the parents' consent. However, the court will listen to the input of the parents.


Can a juvenile in Kentucky become emancipated?

The state of Kentucky does not have an emancipation law. However, a minor can become emancipated if a parent agrees to allow it. If not and there are extenuating circumstances, the minor can petition the court to grant them emancipation.


If you are 16 in the state of Missouri and are employed can you get emancipated?

There is no emancipation statute in Missouri. Which means it will be almost impossible to get the court to grant you the rights of an adult.


How old do you have to be in California to emancipate?

Emancipation is at the discretion of court. The younger you are the less likely the judge will grant an emancipation order. If the child lives in an abusive situation he may be removed from the home and placed in foster care.


How do you get your mom to sign emancipation papers without taking her to court?

Neither action is a legal option. Emancipation of a minor can only be granted by the court, a parent signing a "paper" for the minor to be emancipated does not grant the minor emancipation rights. A parent cannot be forced to enter into such action by the minor child, the other parent or a court of law. The only exception would be if the court terminates parental rights for reasons of abuse and/or neglect of said minor, which then allows the minor to be made a "ward of the state", not emancipated.


If you are 17 and pregnant can you qualify for a medical card in the state of Missouri if you are emancipated?

Missouri does not have an emancipation procedure for minors, nor does being pregnant confer emancipation upon a minor. If however, the pregnant minor is in need of public assistance such as Medicaid, the court can grant emancipation rights on a limited or complete basis depending upon the individual circumstances.


What is the youngest age someone in Tennessee can move out from their parents legally?

The legal age of majority for the state is 18. The state does not have grounds nor procedures for the emancipation of a minor. In individual situations pertaining to health issues the court has the power to grant a minor limited emancipation privileges.


Will the birth of a child by a minor result in emancipation?

No, having a child does not change the age of the minor and it does not grant emancipation.


When did General Grant release his slaves?

emancipation proclamation


Emancipation in the state of Georgia?

Georgia does not have an emancipation statute. The courts are not going to go against the wishes of the legislature and grant it to anyone.


Is it legal in Ohio to be emancipated without you parents' permission at age 16?

The state does not have established grounds or procedures for emancipation action. Any such action is generally done through family services and pertains to the removal of parental rights so the minor may be adopted. A minor may file a petition in Superior Court for emancipation rights, it is highly unlikely the court will see fit to grant said request.


Do you get financial help if you are emancipated from your parents?

If you seek emancipation through the court they will only grant it to you if you can support yourself. If you could when emancipated and then things change you have to check the state rules for that. Then you should have the same rights as everyone else.


Can a 16-year-old get emancipated and live with a boyfriend?

Very few states allow the emancipation of minors. Those states that do have grounds and procedures rarely grant emancipation rights to a minor for reasons other than to allow the minor to be adopted or be placed in state custody to receive public assistance. There is no court in any state with emancipation status that would allow a minor to become emancipated for the purpose of cohabitation.


Can a 16 year old that is pregnant get emancipated in Indiana without parental consent?

Indiana doesn't have a emancipation status. Emancipation cases are accepted on individual basis but very seldom does the court grant early emancipation rights to a minor. The only cases where a pregnant minor has been emancipated it's because she had to be eligible for public assistance. In such cases the minor was be under the supervision of the division of state social services.


Will you have to take your parents to court to move out at 17 in florida?

You are a minor and can not do that without their help. To move out without parental consent you have to be 18 in Florida. If there is a abuse the CPS can help you and maybe then the court will grant you early emancipation but you will most likely be 18 before that. For the other ways to move out you still need their consent; marriage, early emancipation and joining the military. Even if they give you permission to move now they are still responsible for what you do and what happens to you.


How can a 17-year-old female legally move out of her parents' house in Missouri?

You can talk to any lawer in your area and ask him or her about emancipation. Many teens do it for legal reasons or other things such as unstable homes. Beware you must have a stable income in order fo the court to grant you legal emancipation( this means you would be considered an adult).


How old do you have to be to get an emancipation in the state of Massachusetts?

Here's a link that provide some emancipation info for Massachusetts. http://www.clcm.org/minors_rights.htm It states (among many other things): "There is no formal procedure in Massachusetts for a child to become emancipated from his/her parents. Most judges will not grant a child emancipated status. However, a child may still file for emancipation in the Probate and Family Court of his or her county despite the lack of a formal procedure."


Can you get emancipated to live with your birth mother in OK?

There is no emancipation statute in Oklahoma. The court can grant a 'right to contract' but that isn't going to enable the minor to live where they wish. The other alternative is to get permission from the parents or legal guardian to live where they want.


How does a pregnant minor get emancipated in Tennessee?

The issue of pregnancy does not change the fact that the state does not have grounds nor procedures for the emancipation of a minor. The court does have the power to grant limited rights to a minor for the purpose of receiving medical care and public assistance if it is warranted.


How can a 16-year-old leave the custody of a relative if his parents are not able to care for him?

He can apply for emancipation at the local courthouse. A judge can grant him emancipation if he is capable of taking care of himself and can prove it. * If the relaltive has received a custodial order from the cour emancipation is not an option even if the state of residence allows such action. Once a court order has been granted it requires that the order is rescinded or amended by the issuing judge or a higher court before any changes can be made in the minor's living arrangements. Unless the court has permanently terminated parental rights, the parents have the legal right to object to any action taken regarding the minor regardless of their circumstances.


What is the procedure for a 17-year-old with parental permission to be emancipated in Florida?

Florida Law, Title XLIII, Domestic Relations, Chapter 743, Disability of Non Age of Minor's Removal. Contact the office of the clerk of the circuit court in the city or county of residence for information on the filing procedures of a petition of emancipation. Filing fees approximately $200. Please be advised that the filing of such a petition in no way guarantees that the court will grant the minor a full emancipation decree.


Can a pregnant 16-year-old be emancipated and live with the 20-year-old father of the baby if her mother is opposed to the move?

In some states it is possible. You must check with the county court house where you would file. Be aware that emancipation doesn't just mean you get to live on your own, it also means a divorce from your parents. At 16, that is a big decision to make. Any parent would want to protect their children, especially from sexual preditors who would take advantage of you. You would do the same thing if you were in her shoes (unless you just didn't care about your kids). * No. The court would not grant emancipation for the reasons cited. A minor is not automatically emancipated when she becomes pregnant. Courts in all US states will grant the minor restricted emancipation rights so she can become eligible for public assistance relating to health care for her and her baby if she needs it. The court will still require the minor to live with adult supervision either in the family home or a placement home chosen by the court. The exception would be if the minor marries with parental consent, marriage does confer emancipation rights to an underage person.