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Texas law allows for the emancipation of minors in certain circumstances. Any minor petitioning a Texas court for emancipation -- that is, being declared an adult ...


Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact a Texas civil rights attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.


Jun 15, 2017 ... Seventeen-year-olds are generally anxious for their next birthday to arrive so that they can cease being legal minors and obtain the rights of ...


Texas Law. Below you will find references to areas of the Texas Statutes and Texas Attorney General opinions that govern the rights of juveniles and issues ...


The Texas Child Labor Law ensures that a child is not employed in an occupation or manner that is harmful to the child's safety, health or well-being.


(7) the right to represent the child in legal action and to make other decisions of ... (11) any other right or duty existing between a parent and child by virtue of law.


There are important new legal rights that a pregnant minor female has now as a mother of a child in the womb. As a mother, she has a fundamental right to direct  ...


Sep 6, 2010 ... This information applies specifically to Texas juvenile law. The role of the parent in the juvenile justice system may at times appear paradoxical.


Although there are lists regarding the rights of adult victims of crime as well as parents or legal guardians, nothing in the Texas law books guides the basic legal  ...


Emancipation is the dream of many teenagers; the freedom from the controls of parents is alluring. The Texas Family Code permits emancipation in limited ...