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In determining the best interests of the petitioner and the need for emancipation, the court shall review the following considerations:
(1)?The parental need for the earnings of the petitioner;
(2)?The petitioner's ability to function as an adult;
(3)?The petitioner's need to contract as an adult or to marry;
(4)?The employment status of the petitioner and the stability of the petitioner's living arrangements;
(5)?The extent of family discord which may threaten reconciliation of the petitioner with the petitioner's family; ?
(6)?The petitioner's rejection of parental supervision or support; ?and
(7)?The quality of parental supervision or support.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 7B. Juvenile Code § 7B-3504. Considerations for emancipation - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nc/chapter-7b-juvenile-code/nc-gen-st-sect-7b-3504.html
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