Kansas Legal Ages Laws
|Age of Majority||18, 16 if married (§38-101)|
|Eligibility for Emancipation||At discretion of the court (§38-109)|
|Contracts by Minors||Valid for necessities; also for other contracts unless disaffirmed in reasonable time after majority is obtained and money, property restored (§38-102); may consummate insurance contracts but must have consent of parents and co-signature of party over age 18 (§40-237)|
|Minors' Ability to Sue||Through infant's representative; if no representative, then through next friend or guardian ad litem (§60-217(c))|
|Minors' Consent to Medical Treatment||Unmarried pregnant minor may consent to hospital, medical, and surgical care (§38-123); or any minor over 16 (§38-123b)|
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