South Dakota Legal Ages Laws
|Age of Majority||18 (§26-1-1)|
|Eligibility for Emancipation||Upon marriage or age of majority; by express agreement if no longer dependent for support or active military duty (25-5-19; 25-5-24)|
|Contracts by Minors||Contracts binding unless minor disaffirms as permitted; may make contract except re real property or personal property not under immediate control; may be disaffirmed if minor under 16 before age of majority or within one year afterwards; if 16 or older, can only disaffirm with restoration of consideration plus interest (26-2-1, et seq.)|
|Minors' Ability to Sue||Through a guardian or conservator or by a guardian ad litem (15-6-17(c))|
|Minors' Consent to Medical Treatment||Minors of any age may consent to treatment for venereal disease (§34-23-16)|
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