My name is Jazlyn Perez i am looking for a family lawyer who would be able to help me get emancipated by December or earlier. I am 15 years of age I make about $1,200 a month after taxes. I already graduated high school as of February 20th of 2012. I will be attending college starting August 28th on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8am to 4pm. I have a stable job I as well will have about $4,000 in savings by December so payment for your services will not be an issue. I know the legal age is 16 to be emancipated in the state of Florida but I know if I would be able to file and go to a judge he/she might grant my request. I've looked for lawyers left and right, I've gotten sent to legal aid society to Orlando bar association, no one is willing to work with me.Please do not lecture, I need someone who is willing to work with me and file by December and help me get emancipated by the end of February. Thank you.
Young lady. It is very admirable that you are so determined, hard working and focused on making a good future for yourself. I do not know your urgency, but If you are turning 16 very soon, it may be wiser to save your hard-earned money. From another post I understand that your Mother has no objections to this. I just don't want you to waste your money. You have not stated an urgency! Depending on your local docket, it may take some time to complete the process anyway. You are almost 16
Keep doing what you are doing.
You,re probably being turned down because a judge won't grant your request. You must be 16 to be emancipated, and no matter how much you beg and plead, a judge won't break the statute. I didn't see the other post to which Ms. Yildirim refers, but remember that you must have written consent of BOTH parents to be emancipated. A judge won't break that law, either.
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