Q: I'm turning 16 next month. My mother died 4 years ago, and my father made me stay with a friend for 3 months
Because he wouldn't keep a job. I just moved to my grandmother's. Is there any possible way I can emancipate myself, because I'm better on my own? Or staying with a different family.
You are a minor until age 18. You can't get emancipated. Here is more information on that:
Your grandmother or another family member or adult could apply to become your guardian. They would file in probate court. Have them use the Find a Lawyer tab to contact a local probate attorney.
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