2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 23 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 51 - General Provisions
5101 - Attainment of full age.


                                 PART VI
                           CHILDREN AND MINORS

     Chapter
       51.  General Provisions
       53.  Custody
       54.  Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement
       55.  Liability for Tortious Acts of Children
       56.  Standby Guardianship

        Enactment.  Unless otherwise noted, Part VI was added October
     30, 1985, P.L.264, No.66, effective in 90 days.

                                CHAPTER 51
                            GENERAL PROVISIONS

     Sec.
     5101.  Attainment of full age.
     5102.  Children declared to be legitimate.
     5103.  Acknowledgment and claim of paternity.
     5104.  Blood tests to determine paternity.
     5105.  Fingerprinting of children.

        Enactment.  Chapter 51 was added December 19, 1990, P.L.1240,
     No.206, effective in 90 days.
     § 5101.  Attainment of full age.
        (a)  Age for entering into contracts.--Any individual 18
     years of age and older shall have the right to enter into
     binding and legally enforceable contracts and the defense of
     minority shall not be available to such individuals.
        (b)  Age for suing and being sued.--Except where otherwise
     provided or prescribed by law, an individual 18 years of age and
     older shall be deemed an adult and may sue and be sued as such.

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