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Family Code - FAM

DIVISION 11. MINORS [6500 - 7143]

  ( Division 11 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

PART 6. EMANCIPATION OF MINORS LAW [7000 - 7143]

  ( Part 6 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [7000 - 7002]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

7000.
  

This part may be cited as the Emancipation of Minors Law.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

7001.
  

It is the purpose of this part to provide a clear statement defining emancipation and its consequences and to permit an emancipated minor to obtain a court declaration of the minor’s status. This part is not intended to affect the status of minors who may become emancipated under the decisional case law that was in effect before the enactment of Chapter 1059 of the Statutes of 1978.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

7002.
  

A person under the age of 18 years is an emancipated minor if any of the following conditions is satisfied:

(a) The person has entered into a valid marriage, or has established a valid domestic partnership, regardless of whether the marriage or the domestic partnership has been dissolved.

(b) The person is on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States.

(c) The person has received a declaration of emancipation pursuant to Section 7122.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 660, Sec. 9. (SB 273) Effective January 1, 2019.)

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