Mechanicsburg, PA asked in Family Law for Pennsylvania

Q: i live in a abusive home. mentally and physically. we’ve went through counseling, therapy. but nothing changes.

i want to be emancipated i don’t feel safe at home i haven’t for months now. and i want something done about it. i need to get out of here legally.

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Karen Ulmer Pendergast
Karen Ulmer Pendergast
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  • Langhorne, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Please contact Children and Youth services if you are a minor and living in an abusive environment. You may have to go to foster care if you do not have another relative who can take you in, but at least you will be safe immediately. They have the power to get you out immediately. Emancipation, if you are even successful will take time and the courts are not hearing many cases. If we can be of any help, please call us at 215-752-6200.

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