Free Order Re: Emancipation of a Minor - Arizona


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SUPERIOR COURT OF ARIZONA COUNTY JUVENILE COURT
Case Number: ORDER RE: EMANCIPATION OF A MINOR

In the Matter of the Emancipation of:

A Minor

A.R.S. 12-2454

The Court has considered the following factors: 1. The potential risks and consequences of emancipation and to what degree the minor understands these risks and consequences. 2. The wishes of the minor. 3. The opinions and recommendations of the Minor's parent or legal guardian. 4. The financial resources of the Minor including the Minor's employment history. 5. The Minor's ability to be financially self-sufficient. 6. The Minor's level of education and the Minor's success in school. 7. Whether the minor has a criminal record. 8. Whether child abuse or neglect has been present. An emancipation order issued pursuant to Section 12-2454 recognizes the Minor as an adult for the following purposes: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. The right to enter into a binding contract. The ability to sue and be sued. The right to buy and sell real property. The right to establish a legal residence. The obligation to pay child support. The right to incur debts. The right to access medical treatment and records. The right to consent to medical, dental and psychiatric care without parental consent, knowledge or liability. The right to consent to medical, dental and psychiatric care for the emancipated Minor's child. Eligibility for social services. The right to obtain a license to operate equipment or perform a service. The right to apply for enrollment in any school or college. The ability to apply for loans.

An emancipation order issued pursuant to Section 12-2454 terminates a parent's or legal guardian's: 1. 2. 3. 4. Right to the emancipated Minor's income. Future child support obligations relating to the emancipated Minor. Tort liability for the emancipated Minor's actions. Obligation to financially support the emancipated Minor after the first day of the month following entry of this order. 5. Obligation to provide medical support for the emancipated Minor.

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In the Matter of Emancipation of

Case Number:

a Minor

Based on the matters presented to the Court, the Court finds by clear and convincing evidence that emancipation is in the best interest of the Minor named above and the Court ORDERS GRANTING THE PETITION FOR EMANCIPATION of the Minor named above. This Order: 1. Is conclusive evidence that the Minor is emancipated. 2. Terminates a dependency action as to the minor by operation of law.

Based on the matters presented to the Court, the Court finds that emancipation is NOT in the best interest of the Minor named above and the court DENIES THE PETITION FOR EMANCIPATION of the Minor named above.

THIS ORDER OF EMANCIPATION IS HEREBY ENTERED THIS DAY OF , 20

Judge / Commissioner

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