2014 Georgia Code
Title 15 - COURTS
Chapter 11 - JUVENILE CODE
Article 10 - EMANCIPATION
§ 15-11-720 - Conditions under which emancipation may occur
(a) Emancipation may occur by operation of law or pursuant to a petition filed with the court as provided in this article by a child who is at least 16 years of age.
(b) An emancipation occurs by operation of law:
(1) When a child is validly married;
(2) When a child reaches the age of 18 years; or
(3) During the period when a child is on active duty with the armed forces of the United States.
(c) An emancipation occurs by court order pursuant to a petition filed by a child with the juvenile court.
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Georgia may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.