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In this section of Washington LawHelp you will find general legal information and resources about emancipation of minors in Washington state.

  • Emancipation of Minors in Washington State

    4901EN - If you are a resident of Washington and are at least 16, but not yet 18, and you want to be legally considered an adult, you can use this packet to ask the court to order that you be emancipated (legally declared an adult). Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Your Guide to Turning 18

    This guide contains important information to get you started in your life as an adult. It covers topics from renting your first apartment and purchasing a car and military service. Read More

    By:
    WSBA Leadership Institute
  • Emancipation Packet for Spokane County

    Emancipation is a process that allows a teenager under the age of 18 (but older than 16) to have the rights and responsibilities of an adult under the law. Our Spokane office partnered with Spokane County Juvenile Court to update a packet providing basic information on how to file for emancipation. Read More

    By:
    TeamChild
  • King County - Emancipation of Minors Packet

    Emancipation is a legal process that gives a person who is 16 or 17 years of age legal independence from his/her parent(s) or guardian (legally declared an adult). This packet is for King County. Read More

    By:
    King County Superior Court
  • Turning 18

    Legal issues and options for youth turning 18. Content Detail

    By:
    Columbia Legal Services