Emancipation

Form Packet for Emancipation

Form Packet for Emancipation

INSTRUCTIONS: PETITION FOR EMANCIPATION OF A MINOR CHILD 

 

There is no statewide petition in Florida because each separate district has different forms.  The forms are all but related, and the petition listed above is for the 2nd Judicial District and Leon County in Florida. 

“Petition for Emancipation of a Minor Child Step 1”

If you’re a minor, you need to meet the requirements under F.S. 743 in order to file the petition.  You must be at least 16 years old to file for emancipation in Florida.

“Petition for Emancipation of a Minor Child Step 2”

The following forms need submitted with the petition:

· Civil Cover Sheet

· Summons (in most cases)

· Notice of Permanent Mailing Address

· Motion for Default

· Statement of Responsibility

“Petition for Emancipation of a Minor Child Step 3”

The minor must place their legal name in all appropriate boxes within the petition, and the Clerk’s office will provide the judicial number, case number, and division.  The original petition needs signed in front of notary public or a deputy clerk, and the petition needs completed and filed by the legal guardians or a guardian ad litem to the Clerk of the Circuit Court.

“Petition for Emancipation of a Minor Child Step 4”

All the filing fees needed paid at the time of submitting the petition and other documents.  If you can’t afford to pay the fees, you can fill out an Application for Indigence.

“Petition for Emancipation of a Minor Child Step 5”

The petitioners will be given a case number and a telephone number for the case manager.

“Petition for Emancipation of a Minor Child Step 6”

The petitioner will hear from the case manager in four weeks about a court date.

“Petition for Emancipation of a Minor Child Step 7”

The deputy clerk will provide copies of the Final Judgment if entered at the court hearing.  There will be other fees for certification and recording. 

“Petition for Emancipation of a Minor Child Step 8”

If the court determines the emancipation is in the best interests of the child, the judge will grant the motion and the order will be recorded within public records in the county the action was filed.  The minor needs to obtain certified copies of the order for their records. 

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Form PC101 Order Following Hearing on Petition for Emancipation

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Form SHC-1380 Getting Your Message to the Judge

Form SHC-1380 Getting Your Message to the Judge

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Form Declaration of Income and Expenses

Form Declaration of Income and Expenses

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Form Emancipation Supplement Packet

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Form PC102 Petition to Rescind Order of Emancipation

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Form SHC-1304 Order In Support of Motion

Form SHC-1304 Order In Support of Motion

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Form Notice of Petition for Emancipation of a Minor

Form Notice of Petition for Emancipation of a Minor

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Form Petition Emancipation of Minor – Lake County

Form Petition Emancipation of Minor - Lake County

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Form FM-064 Petition for Emancipation

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Form FM-064 Petition for Emancipation

INSTRUCTIONS: PETITION FOR EMANCIPATION (FM-064)

 

According to §3506-A of the Maine Revised Statutes, a juvenile who is 16 years of age or older and refused to live in his or her parent’s, guardian’s, or custodian’s home may file a petition with the District Court in the division the parents, guardian or custodian resides.   

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 1”

On the first line, fill in your full legal name along with your age, where you were born and your date of birth. 

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 2”

On the second line, check whether you are a male or female.

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 3”

On the third line, check where you currently reside, even if you are still living with your parents.

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 4”

On the fourth and fifth lines, state the name of your mother and father and where they currently live.  If they are deceased, leave the lines blank and fill in line six.

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 5”

If you have a guardian, state their name and address on the sixth line of the petition.  If you do not have a guardian and your parents still have legal custody, leave the sixth line blank.

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 6”

State the person(s) who owned the home you were living in on line seven and provide reasons why you refuse to live there any longer.  If you need more room than the space provided, check the “See attached” box.

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 7”

The eighth paragraph states that you can provide reasonable provisions for room, board, healthcare, and education because of proper employment.  If you have sources such as teachers and employers to verify your maturity and financial stability, list their names under the paragraph.

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 8”

 Sign and date the form and provide your current address. 

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 9”

Section three of §3506-A states that the court may require mediation so an agreement can be reached without a trial.  If an agreement is not reached in mediation, the court will notify all parties involved of the date of hearing, the consequences of the emancipation, and each party’s right to counsel.

“Petition for Emancipation FM-064 Step 10”

The emancipation is made public unless any party involved wants the matter to stay private.

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