I am 16 years of age I am currently living with my mom. Although my household isn't abusive there's a certain situation I would like to acknowledge. I have a unborn child with my boyfriend who will be turning 18 this year he has a trailer of his own and fully Supports himself, I have a job and I am paying a bill of my mother's because shes asked me to do so. Unfortunately she will not allow me to see the baby's dad and wants to make him pay child support instead of allowing us to be with him and support the baby together. The dad of the baby is very caring and there's no reason me and the unborn child should not be in his life. We are very capable of affording the necessary things for the household and the baby. I have asked her to go forth with an emancipation for me but she will not do so. My mom is very caring but I want the best interest for my baby and I would like to have a stable home and a healthy relationship between the parents. Therefor I was curious if I could go threw with an emancipation on my own with full proof of being able to take care of myself and my baby. I would not go this route if it was not needed but I want the best for my child.
You cannot become emancipated without a court order. You cannot marry without a court order. Almost no court will allow a 16 year old to be emancipated and if they did it would only be if the child could show she could support herself with her own income. That would mean she works, can afford rent, clothes, food, car payments and the like. No court I know of will make any decisions about a situation where the child is unborn.
You are not, from what you say, emancipated and on your own. At best, you and your boyfriend may be able to make ends meet from your joint incomes. A court, however, will not consider your boyfriend in the equation for emancipation purposes, especially when you are only 16.
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