In order to get a declaration for emancipation a minor has to submit a petition to the court and the guardian or parents of the minor are notified about it and after that the case would proceed. In order to obtain a from and submit a petition for emancipation, the fee is different for different states. However, you can find out from the district court the procedure you'll have to follow in order to get an emancipation free of any charge. The emancipation process is a lengthy one and may take months or probably even years. This is because before emancipation is declared, the applicant has to prove that he is completely capable of supporting himself and bearing all the expenses.