Michigan Legal Ages Laws
|Age of Majority||18 (722.1(a))|
|Eligibility for Emancipation||Through marriage, military service, or by judicial petition at age 16 (722.4 et seq.)|
|Contracts by Minors||For necessities only (common law, §600.1403)|
|Minors' Ability to Sue||By next friend or guardian of estate; if age 14 or over, can select own (Mich. Court Rules Rule 2.201 (E))|
|Minors' Consent to Medical Treatment||If pregnant (§333.9132); HIV or venereal disease treatment (§333.5127); substance abuse treatment (§333.6121)|
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