2015 ORS 419B.552¹
Application for emancipation judgment
  • effect of judgment

(1) A juvenile court, upon the written application of a minor who is domiciled within the jurisdiction of such court, is authorized to enter a judgment of emancipation in the manner provided in ORS 419B.558 (Entry of judgment of emancipation). A judgment of emancipation shall serve only to:

(a) Recognize the minor as an adult for the purposes of contracting and conveying, establishing a residence, suing and being sued, and making a will, and recognize the minor as an adult for purposes of the criminal laws of this state.

(b) Terminate as to the parent and child relationship the provisions of ORS 109.010 (Duty of support) until the child reaches the age of majority.

(c) Terminate as to the parent and child relationship the provisions of ORS 108.045 (Liability of stepparent for expenses of family and education of children), 109.100 (Petition for support), 419B.373 (Duties and authority of legal custodian), 419B.400 (Authority to order support), 419B.402 (Support order is judgment), 419B.404 (Support for child or ward in state financed or supported institution), 419B.406 (Assignment of support order to state), 419B.408 (Enforcement of support order), 419C.550 (Duties and authority), 419C.590 (Authority of court to order support), 419C.592 (Support order is judgment and final), 419C.595 (Support for youth offender in state financed or supported residence), 419C.597 (Assignment of support obligation to state) and 419C.600 (Enforcement).

(2) A judgment of emancipation shall not affect any age qualification for purchasing alcoholic liquor, the requirements for obtaining a marriage license, nor the minor’s status under ORS 109.510 (Age of majority). [1993 c.546 §134; 2003 c.576 §450; 2015 c.387 §33]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419B—Juvenile Code: Dependency, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors419B.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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