Louisiana Legal Ages Laws
|Age of Majority||18 (CC §29)|
|Eligibility for Emancipation||Through notarial act by parent at age 15 (CC §366); Through judicial consent at age 16 (CC §385); marriage (CC §379)|
|Contracts by Minors||Contracts by minors are voidable (CC §1918 et seq.)|
|Minors' Ability to Sue||Through tutor or parent (CCP §683)|
|Minors' Consent to Medical Treatment||May consent without parental consent (R.S.40 §1095, et seq.)|
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