Article 1. General Provisions of California Family Law Code >> Division 11. >> Part 6. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 1.
It is the intent of the Legislature that proceedings under
this part be as simple and inexpensive as possible. To that end, the
Judicial Council is requested to prepare and distribute to the clerks
of the superior courts appropriate forms for the proceedings that
are suitable for use by minors acting as their own counsel.
The issuance of a declaration of emancipation does not
entitle the minor to any benefits under Division 9 (commencing with
Section 10000) of the Welfare and Institutions Code which would not
otherwise accrue to an emancipated minor.