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Counties with more than one superior court judge also have a special juvenile court. One or more superior court judges are assigned to hear all juvenile cases involving delinquency, incorrigibility and dependency. Juvenile traffic cases may be heard by a court other than the juvenile court (if the presiding juvenile court judge allows it).

What is emancipation?

Emancipation is when you are legally declared an adult; who is responsible for their own food, housing, and medical care.

How old do you have to be to apply for emancipation?

At least 16 years old





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