15 and really want to get emancipated?
I know that it might sound stupid to you, but when I turn 16 I want to get emancipated. I just really feel like my parents are tying me down. There not letting me be a kid. I have a place to live and a school to go to (pretty good grades) and a good paying job. I just want to make my own decisions and not have my parents control my life anymore. Do you think this could work?
Asked By: Sk123 - 12/19/2010
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My daughter was emancipated. She was determined to do this so that she would be eligible to apply for seasonal jobs not open to minors (she turned 18 in June, after the application period would be closed). I was not thrilled, but I helped her, because the cause was righteous... More
Answered By: Gina C - 12/19/2010
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Getting emancipated is the last thing you want to do if you're trying to be a "kid." By moving out you place every responsibility your parents have for you on yourself. Also you'd make yourself and the rest of your family look really bad. Just let this phase pass because trust me thats all it is. I know every anarchist... More
Answered By: illwill - 12/19/2010
It could but you would have to get an attorney. Think twice before you do. All teens think like you do at one time or another. It will pass trust me.
Answered By: Pam - 12/19/2010
just throwing it out there if you get emancipated you are legally no longer a kid and have almost all the same responsibilities as an adult would. you would just be alone when at home and have to fill out your own bills. Evey 16 year old on this planet seems to want to be emancipated, so unless your parents are truly... More
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