Tennessee Legal Ages Laws
|Age of Majority||18 (§1-3-105(1))|
|Eligibility for Emancipation||By judicial petition, no minimum age specified (§29-31-101 et seq.)|
|Contracts by Minors||May disaffirm within reasonable time after attaining age of majority; may also ratify expressly or by failure to disaffirm within reasonable time (common law)|
|Minors' Ability to Sue||By representative, guardian ad litem, or next friend (R. Civ. Pro. 17.03)|
|Minors' Consent to Medical Treatment||Minors may receive contraceptives if pregnant, parent, or married (§68-34-107)|
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