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Georgia Legal Ages Laws

More Information on Minors and the Law

Age of Majority18 (§39-1-1)
Eligibility for EmancipationNot specified
Contracts by MinorsGenerally voidable; however, if benefits continue after age of majority, contract is valid (§13-3-20)
Minors' Ability to SueThrough guardian or guardian ad litem (§29-4-7); suit started by infant alone not void but guardian must be appointed before verdict (§9-2-28)
Minors' Consent to Medical Treatment18 for treatment in general (§31-9-2); if treatment is for VD, minor may consent; female minor has valid consent for treatment in connection with pregnancy

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