Guardianship of Minor

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Question: i have a friend who is now 17 and her grandma had guardian ship of her but had kicked her out of the house and she has been staying with me since. now they are trying to get her to go home but she doesn't feel safe there. how can i make it to where i take over guardian ship of her? or how can she get imancipated she just does not want to go back to that place

Answer: A teenager can become emancipated at the age of 16 providing certain conditions are met, such as being able to support herself.  Information along with the various forms that are needed to obtain emancipation can be found at https://www.azcourts.gov/selfservicecenter/Self-Service-Forms/Emancipation-of-a-Minor

Filing for guardianship of a minor also requires forms and information be presented to the superior court of your county.  These forms may be found at https://www.azcourts.gov/selfservicecenter/Self-Service-Forms/Filing-for-Minor-Guardianship.  If guardianship has already been established with another person, you may want to contact an attorney to find out how to change guardianship.

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  • i have a friend who is now 17 and her grandma had guardian ship of her but had kicked her out of the house and she has been staying with me since. now they are trying to get her to go home but she doesn't feel safe there. how can i make it to where i take over guardian ship of her? or how can she get imancipated she just does not want to go back to that place

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