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Emancipation of Minors

Lea en español The law has long recognized that children under the age of 18 do not enjoy the same rights as adults—a minor may void a contract entered into before the age of majority, and often will be subject to different treatment for the commission of a crime. There are circumstances, however, where a […]


When a child is emancipated, he or she is freed from any legal control by his or her parents. Likewise, the parents are no longer legally responsible for the child. The child is then considered an adult with full legal rights and responsibilities.