Q: Can i be emanispated at the age of 17 because of a verbal abusive guardian in Nj?
I have a job and am getting a good amount of money. I am in school still but will any of this interfere with getting emanispated. Even if i continue to go to school and take care of myself.
A: Before deciding you need to be emancipated, go online and do a google search on available social services for teen counseling programs in your area to help prepare you for a change in your life. Counseling can help you better handle the abusive communications, assist you in understanding what monies may be available to you to pay for a college or trade school education after high school, housing, etc. Take advantage of the services available, which is the first step to proving that you are closer to the level of maturity needed to be emancipated.
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