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Ohio Legal Ages Laws

More Information on Minors and the Law

Age of Majority18 (§§3109.01)
Eligibility for EmancipationNot specified
Contracts by MinorsVoidable; may be disaffirmed at infancy or within reasonable time after age of majority; exception for necessaries (common law)
Minors' Ability to SueThrough personal representative or otherwise may sue by next friend or defend by guardian ad litem; minor not represented must have court appoint guardian ad litem (R. Civ. Pro. 17(B))
Minors' Consent to Medical TreatmentNot specified

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