Q: I’ve been adopted for 8yrs can I get emancipated in the state of Ohio at 15 to live in California with other family?
I have 2 brothers who got adopted with me. My older brother moved out right at 18. My other brother is 10 and he’s pretty spoiled here. I want to live with my dad because it was a wrongful adoption. My mom had drugs in the house and my mom and dad weren’t even together. We were going to go live with our dad but my mom made up lies so we wouldn’t. Including that my Dad touched me. My dad never touched me and I know that for sure but my grandma made me say it at a young age like 3. I have many people who are witnesses to that fact to. I really dislike it here because we always argue and it just brings me down a lot. I want out of here super bad.
A: Ohio does not have emancipation for your situation. Here is a link with more information. https://www.ohiobar.org/public-resources/commonly-asked-law-questions-results/family-relations/circumstances-say-whether-minors-are-emancipated/
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