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Pennsylvania Legal Ages Laws

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Age of Majority18 (23§5101)
Eligibility for EmancipationNot specified
Contracts by MinorsVoidable except for necessaries until age 18 (common law)
Minors' Ability to Sue18 or older may sue or be sued as adult; infant may be represented by guardian, guardian ad litem, next friend (23, §5101)
Minors' Consent to Medical TreatmentNot specified

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