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Emancipation Law in New Hampshire

What is "emancipation"?

Emancipation is being set free from the control of someone or something. When people talk about emancipation, they are usually talking about the emancipation of a minor. A minor is a person under 18 years old.

How can I become emancipated?

A minor is emancipated when they become independent from parents or guardians. The law says you are an adult and you are automatically emancipated from your parents or guardians when you turn 18.

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