Minors – Age of Majority – Indiana
The term “minor” means a person less than eighteen (18) years of age.
Title 7.1, Art. 1, Chap. 3, Sec. 25.
CAPACITY TO CONTRACT FOR GUARANTEED STUDENT LOANS
Students who enter into contracts for loans to finance a college education or who borrow money to defray the expense of attending any institution of higher education, shall have full legal capacity to act in their own behalf in these transactions, and with respect thereto shall be subject to any obligations arising from such contracts.
Title 20, Art. 12, Chap. 21.3, Sec. 1.
Age of Majority
18; common law
If under 18, child is not able to contract except for necessities and higher education expenses (common law, §20-12-21.3-1); minors 16 or older may contract for life, accident, sickness insurance and annuities (§27-1-12-15)
Ability to Sue
In own name or through next friend, guardian ad litem, or representative (Trial Proc. R. 17(c))
Consent to Medical Treatment
Minors may consent if emancipated, 14 years or older and living apart from parents, married, or in military service (16-36-1-3)