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I'm 17 , Can I become emancipated after years of abuse . ?

i have a job and i currently im not living with my parents but my mom has recently biten a chunk our my side and I can't take ot anymore and she is refusing to give me my medcial card so I can get medical attention or take me to the dentist, also my dads not around so what do I do. ?

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It would depend on what state you live in. Contact social services or child welfare or whatever entity is in charge in you state and report your mother. Contact CASA, a child advocacy group, and ask them what they can do to help. Good luck!

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Yes, you can get emancipated. get a probono lawyer for help.

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only way to get emancipated is if your parents let you and sign a paper for it but if they dont then once you turn 18 you can do what ever you want so good luck hope for the best

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Bitten? Why haven't you called the police or child protective services? In many states you reach the age of consent at seventeen. Get help soon, before she does something worse than bite you!

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I would notify the police,guidance counselor or protective service and try finding a job that comes with health insurance and benefits for health,dental,vision and all of that it should tell you the benefits in job description also try moving in with a friend or family relative and keep proof by recording the information like the time,day,a picture of any bruises and contact a lawyer in your area and for college try applying for scholarships and grants and student loans i would also consider counseling because this could be a hard thing to overcome emotionally stay strong hang in there and get help

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In order to become emancipated you have to be able to prove to a judge that you (on your own, without anyone's help) can take care of yourself both financially and emotionally. Simply not living with your parents doesn't do it.

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You can leave.

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Call the police !

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You can go to the emergency room if you have to.

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