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Wyoming Legal Ages Laws

More Information on Minors and the Law

Age of Majority18 (§14-1-101)
Eligibility for EmancipationThrough marriage, military service, or at age 17 if living separate, apart from parents; parents consent to living arrangement; minor deemed capable of handling financial affairs; and income is lawfully derived (14-1-201, et seq.)
Contracts by MinorsNot specified
Minors' Ability to SueGeneral guardian, committee, conservator; otherwise by next friend or guardian ad litem, (Wy Rule of Civil Proc. 17(c))
Minors' Consent to Medical TreatmentYes if married, military, guardian can't be located, or living apart and self-supporting or is emancipated (14-1-101)

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