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Legally Independent! Drew Barrymore and Other Child Stars Who Were Emancipated From Their Parents

Being famous is all fun and games until you want to get emancipated from your parents! Whether it be protecting your assets or wanting to skirt child labor laws, a few young actors in Hollywood didn’t want to be attached to their parents any longer.

Once they made the decision to be legally independent, the next step was to file the paperwork, set a court date and make your argument to the judge. Although this may seem like a lot of work, a few child actors actually went through with this process and ended up making a killing in Hollywood, while others decided to back out at the last minute.

Scroll below to see a few young stars who wanted to be emancipated from their parents!

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