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Good afternoon,It's not impossible, but it's not easy for a minor to become emancipated (you have to be at least 16 but under 18). There are four ways to become emancipated under Georgia law:
The minors must be able to show:
The minor must list any adults who have personal knowledge of the minor's situation and who believe that emancipation is in the best interest of the minor. The court will contact these adults and seek a sworn statement from the adults describing why the adult believes the minor should be emancipated. Some examples of adults the minor might list are:
Anyone involved in the emancipation case can ask the court to assign an employee or appoint a guardian ad litem to investigate and make a recommendation as to whether emancipation is in the best interest of the minor.So basically, you have to convince a judge that not only are your parents okay with you emancipating, but that you can support yourself entirely -home, transportation, food, etc., without help from friends, family or the government, and that you are responsible enough to make all decisions for yourself. Not impossible, but very difficult - most minors cannot find work that pays enough to meet their basic living expenses on their own, which tends to be the biggest barrier.
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