When a minor has achieved independence from his or her parents, often by getting married before reaching age 18 or by becoming fully self-supporting.
The court can decide to cancel the emancipation order, especially if the concerned minor is telling lies. Emancipation can also be cancelled if the court finds out that the minor isn’t in the right place to take care of themselves.
An emancipated person can Sort out medical care bills alone, Register for a college, and Pay for their apartment and utility bills.
If you want to get emancipated, you can either get married, join the armed forces, and acquire a declaration of emancipation from the court.« Back to Glossary Index