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My name is XXXXX XXXXX I look forward to discussing this and providing you information in this regard.I suggest that he can Petition the court for emancipation. He should be able to get those forms from the clerk of the court.The criteria the court will consider includes
I read this same paragraph on a free site as well. The part about just emancipation.
Are there any other options? Adoption? etc...
And for clarities sake, do I have to have an attorney file this paperwork on his behalf or can we file it ourselves?
Thank you for your help.
HelloHe can be adopted, yes. Either by you or the other family. Unfortunately, It appears his parents really would not care and so would not oppose an adoption. The information I provided is general for most every state where a minor seeks emancipation from parents. Basically, they have to show that they can support themselves, or have financial support from another source other than a state welfare systemI suggest that he can get the documents from the Clerk of the Court in the county where he lives and file them himself. But you can at least consult with a local attorney