Legal Question in Family Law in Florida

My parents emotionally abuse me, and I cant take it anymore! I'm scared! However, its to late for me to get emancipated because I am to close to my 18th birthday. Please, I want out and I cant wait any longer, what can I do????

Asked on 7/30/12, 9:51 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Lucreita Becude Lucreita D. Becude, P.A.

you can be emancipated at 16. You must show that you are able to support yourself. However, if not, I would ask that you contact Child Abuse Services, Dept of Children and Family Services and have them come and get you and have them investigate your living conditions.

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Answered on 7/31/12, 5:26 am

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