Cartoon Guy Holding Stack Of Books

Escalator Clause

ABC Blocks

Freeing a minor child from the control of parents and allowing the minor to live on his/her own or under the control of others. it usually applies to adolescents who leave the parents’ household by agreement or demand. emancipation may also end the responsibility of a parent for the acts of a child, including debts, negligence or criminal acts. sometimes it is one of the events which cuts off the obligation of a divorced parent to pay child support.

Was This Term Helpful?

0 out of 0 found this helpful

Still got a question or concern?

Click here to contact us or go back to the main Glossary page.