Colorado Springs, CO asked in Family Law, Adoption, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Georgia

Q: I am 16 in two months. Will I have to wait until 16 to file for emancipation, or can I file now and be approved later?

From everything I researched the process can take 4-6 months, and I need to be out of their guardianship asap. I haven't been staying with them for the past 2 weeks, and I've been kicked out twice. I have lots of witnesses of physical abuse, and I can prove I'm mentally, financially, educationally stable. So, how quickly can I start the process?

1 Lawyer Answer
Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw
  • Juvenile Law Lawyer
  • Powder Springs, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You do not have to wait to file the Petition for Emancipation. It may be best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your case.

We wish you well.

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