Georgia Legal Ages Laws
|Age of Majority||18 (§39-1-1)|
|Eligibility for Emancipation||Not specified|
|Contracts by Minors||Generally voidable; however, if benefits continue after age of majority, contract is valid (§13-3-20)|
|Minors' Ability to Sue||Through 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 Treatment||18 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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