2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 11 - JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS
ARTICLE 6 - EMANCIPATION OF MINORS
§ 15-11-206 - Petition to rescind emancipation order; service upon parents or guardians; requirements for rescission; retention by court of rescission; effect on other parties; appeals
. Petition to rescind emancipation order; service upon parents or guardians; requirements for rescission; retention by court of rescission; effect on other parties; appeals
(a) A minor emancipated by court order may petition the juvenile court that issued the emancipation order to rescind such order.
(b) A copy of the petition for rescission and a summons shall be served on the minor's parents or guardian.
(c) The court shall grant the petition and rescind the order of emancipation if it finds:
(1) That the minor is indigent and has no means of support;
(2) That the minor and the minor's parents or guardian agree that the order should be rescinded; or
(3) That there is a resumption of family relations inconsistent with the existing emancipation order.
(d) If a petition for rescission is granted, the court shall issue an order rescinding the emancipation order and retain a copy of the order until the minor becomes 25 years of age.
(e) Rescission of an emancipation order does not alter any contractual obligations or rights or any property rights or interests that arose during the period of time that the emancipation order was in effect.
(f) The minor or a parent or guardian of the minor may appeal the court's grant or denial of a petition for rescission of an emancipation order. The appeal shall be filed in the Court of Appeals.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer