Indiana Legal Ages Laws
|Age of Majority||18; common law|
|Eligibility for Emancipation||Not specified|
|Contracts by Minors||If under 18, child is not able to contract except for necessities and higher education expenses (common law, §20-12-21.3-1); minors 16 or older may contract for life, accident, sickness insurance and annuities (§27-1-12-15)|
|Minors' Ability to Sue||In own name or through next friend, guardian ad litem, or representative (Trial Proc. R. 17(c))|
|Minors' Consent to Medical Treatment||Minors may consent if emancipated, 14 years or older and living apart from parents, married, or in military service (16-36-1-3)|
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