A judicial bypass for abortion is an order from a judge that allows a young person under 18 years old to terminate their pregnancy without parental notification or consent.
Jane’s Due Process provides free legal representation for young people under 18 years old who want to seek a judicial bypass for an abortion.
Our hotline is always available to answer your questions. You can call 866-999-5263, or send a text message to the same number, 866-999-5263, to speak with a trained volunteer.
Emancipation means that you are considered a legal adult even though you are under 18. If you are emancipated, you are responsible for yourself financially and legally.
While Texas requires parental consent for birth control, teens can still access birth control at federally funded family planning clinics without parental consent.
Whether you’re a teen or a youth service professional, check out our up-to-date information on how young people can exercise their reproductive rights in Texas.
If you are a pregnant teen, you have rights to education under Title IX. Find out more about your right to stay in school and finish your education.
If you are experiencing abuse, check out our list of resources. There is help available.
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