PREPARING FOR THE COURT HEARING FOR EMANCIPATION OF A MINOR
STEP 1 Document to prepare before the Court Hearing:
ORDER FOR EMANCIPATION OF A MINOR:
· · Write in the name of the Minor and the case number. The Judge or Commissioner will sign this Order after the hearing if he or she agrees that the emancipation should be granted. Make and bring 1 copy of the order to the hearing.
STEP 2 Other things to know for the Court Hearing:
A. If you need a court interpreter, you must contact the court at least 10 days prior to the hearing. B. Be prepared to testify at the court hearing about why you think emancipation is needed. You may
also bring witnesses to testify in support of your request.
C. IMPORTANT! AFTER the hearing: 1. 2. 3. If Emancipation is granted, you will receive a signed court order. Follow the instructions given by the Judge to ensure the Court Order is properly recorded with the Clerk's Office. The Clerk will issue final documents for you to take with you.
Court staff can answer certain limited questions about court procedures. If you still have questions or need legal advice, you will need to consult an attorney. You can find attorneys in the yellow pages or online telephone directory listings under "attorneys."
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