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In order to obtain your rights as an adult early (known as emancipation), you need to file a petition for emancipation with your local Juvenile
and Domestic Relations District Court
where you live.
However, before a court can enter an order emancipating a minor, it must find one of the following:
(1)the minor entered into a valid marriage, whether or not that marriage has been terminated by dissolution;
(2) the minor is on active duty in the armed forces of the United States of America; or
(3) the minor willingly lives separate and apart from his parents or guardian, with the consent and acquiescence of the parents or guardian, and that the minor is or is capable of supporting himself and competently managing his own financial affairs.
Basically, if you are willing to live separate and apart from your father and support yourself then you will be able to become emancipated and will no longer be under the control/influence/support of your father.
Additionally, a court of proper jurisdiction can emancipate a minor pursuant to Article 15 of Title
16.1 of the Code of Virginia. This may be your best chance to become emancipated.
You may also be interested in the following link that discusses emancipation:
Because of your situation, you should contact the Virginia Attorney General
to ask about assistance with emancipation and you can contact that office with the contact information contained within the following link:
If you believe you are being subjected to abuse (either mentally or physically) and are being forced to do things that are traumatizing to you then you should contact the Virginia Department of Social Services and they will be able to assist you. You can contact this department with the contact information contained within the following link:
If you have an adult friend that can file with you for a protective order protecting you from certain religious activities that are damaging to you then that is also an option. If you have an adult friend that will help you in this regard, or if you seek to become emancipated, then the two of you should make an appointment with a local Family Law Attorney.
If you choose to take any legal action (whether for emancipation or for a protective order) then you can use the following link to select your area in Virginia and it will display contact information for such Attorneys:
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