1. The act of freeing oneself from the custody of his/her parents
or legal guardian and, thus, making the transition to most aspects of adult life.
2. To be relieved of overlying control
3. What would occur if a minor were to get married
, join the armed forces or military
, or if the minor went to court
and got approval to be emancipated
Ryan got married at a ripe age of 16, but forgot that he had become emancipated from his parents
as his pleads for them to support the marriage
financially were utterly rejected.