Can I become emancipated at age 17?
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I agree with my colleague. Moving in with your Mom may be the best idea at this point. However, if that's not a possibility, you can seek help at your local shelter for abused women or contact DHR about your situation. If you contact DHR, you will have to have specific dates, times, places and descriptions of the abuse.
I'm sorry you're in this situation and I'm hoping you'll seek the available help to improve it.
All the best,
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Legally, you cannot become emancipated from your parents at the age of 17 in Alabama. You can at 18 if you can show that you can fully support yourself. If the situation is so bad at your dads's you may want to think about moving in with Mom full time.