Question: Is 17 considered a minor in Georgia?

At Age 17 You Are An Adult For Criminal Law Purposes in Georgia. When you are 17 years old you are not quite an adult, but not quite a child anymore either. Society may treat you like a child in many situations, but the courts will view you as an adult. For criminal law purposes in Georgia, you are an adult.

Is a 17 year old considered a minor in Georgia?

The age of majority in Georgia is age 18.

Can you sue a 17 year old in Georgia?

Generally, a person has to be 18 years old to start a lawsuit. If you are not 18, your parent or legal guardian will sue on your behalf. If the lawsuit is over a contract, the terms of the contract might not be enforced against you if you entered into the contract before you turned 18.

What is a minor in Georgia?

(3) Minor means any individual who is under the age of 17 years or any individual under the age of 18 years who is alleged to be a deprived child as such is defined in Code Section 15-11-2, relating to juvenile proceedings.

Can I kick my 17-year-old out of the house in Texas?

No, at the age of 17, a Texas resident cannot legally move out without parental consent, unless the 17-year-old resident has been legally emancipated by a local or state court. The age of majority in the State of Texas is 18 years old, and that is when you become a legal adult in 47 out of 50 states.

Can I kick my 17-year-old out of the house in Georgia?

If there is violence involved you should contact the police. But until shes 18 you cant legally kick her out of the house. You may want to seek counseling for her if you havent already done so.

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