Kentucky Legal Ages Laws
|Age of Majority||18 (§2.015)|
|Eligibility for Emancipation||Not specified|
|Contracts by Minors||Valid for necessities; otherwise, common law generally governs; exception made for war veterans under §384.090 and for borrowing for educational purpose with parental consent (§287.385)|
|Minors' Ability to Sue||May sue by guardian or next friend if unmarried (CR 17.03); if married, may sue on his or her own (CR 17.02)|
|Minors' Consent to Medical Treatment||Minors of any age may consent to emergency care or treatment for pregnancy, drug/alcohol abuse, or venereal disease. Minors 16 or older may consent to mental health treatment. Emancipated minors may consent to any treatment (§222.441).|
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