Q: I’m 17 in Rhode Island and my parents are separated if I really wanted to could I be emancipated I will be 18 nov 1st
I live with my mother but I’m very unhappy and we constantly fight and I’m constantly being made to feel like an object and my father has 3 kids and is working very often meaning he’s never home so my step mom takes care of all of them meaning I can’t live with him and I don’t have any other options because the rest of my family is scared of my mother. I’m employed and make around 200 a week but I could pick up more hours if I had to prove that I’m able to be self sufficient.
Once you have graduated from High School and attained the age of 18, you are legally considered emancipated. At $200 per week, you will likely need to find housing that costs you less that $350 per month.
Start saving your money for a deposit on your new place and good luck to you.
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