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Quick Glance at Minor Pregnancy

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Some people believe that when a minor takes on the responsibility of raising a child of their own they automatically become an adult. However, this is not the case. Legally, a minor who becomes pregnant is not considered to be emancipated.

If a pregnant minor wishes to become emancipated from her parents, then she will have to petition a court for a legal emancipation. There are numerous situations which would warrant a pregnant minor to file for emancipation.

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