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Emancipation - Becoming an Adult before Age 18

This toolkit tells you about emancipation of a minor child. Emancipation is releasing a minor from the care and control of the minor’s parents.

For general information about emancipation, read the Articles on this page. Review the Common Questions if you have a specific question. If you want to ask the court to emancipate you, use the Court Forms links for help preparing the forms you will need. The links under Court Information will tell you about the court that will handle your case.

Common Questions