Judicial Bypass Wiki

Currently, in 36 states, if a young person wants to get an abortion, they are required by law to involve a parent in that decision. There is a legal process called judicial bypass that allows young people to get the abortion they want without having to involve a parent. Click your state below to learn more about the law in your state. If you have other questions or need legal assistance, please contact us directly through our JB helpline. We can help.

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  • No Parental Involvement Laws
  • Parental Involvement Laws (Requires parental notification)
  • Parental Involvement Laws (Requires parental consent)
  • Parental Involvement Laws (Requires parental consent and notification)
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Alabama
  • No parental involvement laws Alaska
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Arizona
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Arkansas
  • No parental involvement laws California
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental notification) Colorado
  • No parental involvement laws Connecticut
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental notification) Delaware
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent and notification) Florida
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental notification) Georgia
  • No parental involvement laws Hawaii
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Idaho
  • No parental involvement laws Illinois
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent and notification) Indiana
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental notification) Iowa
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Kansas
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Kentucky
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Louisiana
  • No parental involvement laws Maine
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental notification) Maryland
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Massachusetts
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Michigan
  • No parental involvement laws Minnesota
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Mississippi
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Missouri
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental notification) Montana
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Nebraska
  • No parental involvement laws Nevada
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental notification) New Hampshire
  • No parental involvement laws New Jersey
  • No parental involvement laws New Mexico
  • No parental involvement laws New York
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) North Carolina
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) North Dakota
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Ohio
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent and notification) Oklahoma
  • No parental involvement laws Oregon
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Pennsylvania
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Rhode Island
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) South Carolina
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental notification) South Dakota
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Tennessee
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent and notification) Texas
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent and notification) Utah
  • No parental involvement laws Vermont
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent and notification) Virginia
  • No parental involvement laws Washington
  • No parental involvement laws Washington DC (District of Columbia)
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental notification) West Virginia
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent) Wisconsin
  • Has parental involvement laws (Requires parental consent and notification) Wyoming
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