I am 14 currently and have been dealing with abuse by my parents for a few years. I have a job which earns about $10,000 a year which is enough to rent an apartment, pay for school and my other daily needs. How would I go about been emancipated in Wisconsin? I will probably wait till I am 16 since I believe that is the age for emancipation, but any further information would be greatly appreciated.
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As per my article on http://www.maxlivingstonlaw.com, "Under Wisconsin Statutes Section 48.415(6), you could argue that her parentsí rights should be involuntarily terminated, because of failure to assume parental responsibility [once you have reached 16 years old]." You must be able to prove that you can independently care for yourself.