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Louisiana Legal Ages Laws

More Information on Minors and the Law

Age of Majority18 (CC §29)
Eligibility for EmancipationThrough notarial act by parent at age 15 (CC §366); Through judicial consent at age 16 (CC §385); marriage (CC §379)
Contracts by MinorsContracts by minors are voidable (CC §1918 et seq.)
Minors' Ability to SueThrough tutor or parent (CCP §683)
Minors' Consent to Medical TreatmentMay consent without parental consent (R.S.40 §1095, et seq.)

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