Minors – Age of Majority – Nebraska
Persons declared minors; marriage, effect.
All persons under nineteen years of age are declared to be minors, but in case any person marries under the age of nineteen years, his or her minority ends.
Chapter 43, Article 21, §43-2101
Age of Majority
Marriage (§43-2101); common law (209 Neb. 94(1981))
Common law applies
Ability to Sue
Except as provided in Probate Code, actions by infant shall be commenced by guardian or next friend. (§25-307)
Consent to Medical Treatment
Emancipated minors (including those attending college away from home); minors may consent to drug/alcohol treatment and contraceptive services