Louisiana Age of Majority Law

Minors – Age of Majority – Louisiana

Majority is attained upon reaching the age of eighteen years.

Civil Code Article 29

Age of Majority
18 (CC §29)

Emancipation
Through notarial act by parent at age 15 (CC §366); Through judicial consent at age 16 (CC §385); marriage (CC §379)

Contracts
Contracts by minors are voidable (CC §1918 et seq.)

Ability to Sue
Through tutor or parent (CCP §683)

Consent to Medical Treatment
May consent without parental consent (R.S.40 §1095, et seq.)


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