Minors are viewed as incompetent decision makers with three exceptions: emancipated minors
, those seeking medical treatment for certain health problems, and mature minors (Broome & Stieglitz, 1992; Weir & Peter, 1997).
6) Since that ruling has not been appealed, he said, the state is presently barred from notifying the parents of emancipated minors
who seek abortions.
Some adolescents, depending on the state, are legally recognized as emancipated minors
on the basis of marriage, parenthood, military service, consent of parents (for example, adolescents who are "thrown away" by parents after family conflicts), judicial order of emancipation, or financial independence.
In particular, these committees would be called upon to review and approve decisions by surrogates and emancipated minors
to forgo life-sustaining treatment, and to consider and approve forgoing life-sustaining treatment for patients without surrogates.
Married or legally emancipated minors
are exempted from notification requirements.
21,22) Second, minors who bear certain legal statuses may consent to their own health care, including emancipated minors
, minors living away from home and responsibly managing their own finances, and teens who are married, pregnant or parents.
To comply with changes in the law, the form includes new questions concerning youth in foster care after age 12, emancipated minors
, those in legal guardianship and homeless youth or those in danger of becoming homeless.
Provision of a web learning platform for languages available at all Walloon citizens over 18 years and to emancipated minors
and minors in alternating training.
are released from the foster care system at the age of 18 which means they no longer qualify for foster care under the county of Los Angeles guidelines.
Item XX deals with issues of confidentiality in general and for minors in particular, clarifying the status of emancipated minors
and the emancipating situation.