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My child lives in Nashville,TN and looking to do

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My child lives in Nashville,TN and looking to do emancipation and child is already 18yrs. Of age..is he automatically emancipated? And I have already filled out emancipation forms to have him emancipated he doesn't live with his mother so what rights does he have as well?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 5 months ago.

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At 18, a child is considered a legal adult; when you speak of emancipation it refers to petitioning the court to give adult status to a minor. In terms of child support (if that is an issue) Tennessee law states that support ends at 18, or when a child graduates high school, whichever is later.

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Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 5 months ago.

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