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Utah Age of Majority Law

Minors – Age of Majority – Utah

The period of minority extends in males and females to the age of 18 years; but all minors obtain their majority by marriage. It is further provided that courts in divorce actions may order support to age 21.

Title 15, Chap. 2, §15-2-1

Age of Majority
18 (§15-2-1)

Marriage; Also, if you’re 16 or 17 years old, you can petition the juvenile court for legal emancipation to be considered an adult. (15-2-1)

Bound for necessaries; otherwise, contracts valid unless disaffirmed within reasonable time after reaching age of majority and restoration of consideration (15-2-2, et seq.); minor 16 or over may contract for insurance (31A-21-103)

Ability to Sue
By guardian or guardian ad litem only (UT Rules of Civ. P. 17(b))

Consent to Medical Treatment
Any female in connection with pregnancy or childbirth (78-14-5)

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