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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