Q: I am 15. I want to be emancipated. I am capable of getting a job and of basic life skills. What is the process of this?
A: The internet is full of information -- try this: https://www.palawhelp.org/resource/emancipation-of-minors.
Moreover, I have a general rule about a minor seeking emancipation: if a minor can't figure out the emancipation process on his/her own, that minor probably isn't ready to be emancipated at all. Just saying.
Think long and hard about this one, because you're only a kid once. . . and all the grown-ups around you wish they still were one. Think about why, and maybe ask them.
Best of luck to you.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
A: One issue you have is at age 15 you may not be eligible for legal employment. If you can't get a GED and move on, is working for someone what you want to do now, realizing that you have to be prepared to pay rent (let's say someone says you can stay with them--what if they change their mind?). Also, by declaring yourself emancipated your parents don't have to fulfil certain obligations to you--you are essentially to be treated like another adult, which means they don't have to do diddly for you no matter what.
I would suggest you process these issues with a counselor/therapist before jumping. Being totally independent especially in today's world isn't as exciting as you may think. That job money? Look at what the takehome is after taxes. Think you're eligible for health insurance? How much will that cost. Welcome to utility bills! Phone bills! Hope you'll be earning over $17 an hour. Want a drivers license? Not at 15. Try getting car insurance at 16 with no parent. Lots of luck there.
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