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New Mexico Legal Ages Laws

More Information on Minors and the Law

Age of Majority18 (§32A-1-4(B))
Eligibility for EmancipationThrough marriage, death, adoption, majority of minor (32A-21-1, et seq.)
Contracts by MinorsCommon law applies
Minors' Ability to SueBy guardian, guardian ad litem, or next friend; married minor may sue in action against him/her or spouse without a guardian; (R. Civ. Pro. 1-017(c))
Minors' Consent to Medical TreatmentIf married or emancipated (§24-10-1)

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