2015 Georgia Code
Title 15 - COURTS
Chapter 11 - JUVENILE CODE
§ 15-11-720 - Conditions under which emancipation may occur

GA Code § 15-11-720 (2015) What's This?

(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.

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