The legal age to move out in Colorado is 18. Rarely, minors may be allowed to move out earlier in a legal process called emancipation. As there is no specific cause of action for emancipation under Colorado law, it occurs only in conjunction with another legal action.
In Colorado, the age of majority is reached at 18. At this age, individuals are considered adults and become legally responsible for themselves. As adults, individuals are granted the right to enter most legal contracts, work without hour restrictions and make their own medical decisions. Individuals under the age of 21, however, are still considered legal minors in matters relating to alcohol purchase and consumption.Learn More
In the state of Texas, any child aged 6 through 18 years old must attend school. Given some specific exceptions, no student can quit school until the age of 18.Full Answer >
According to the City of Austin, the drinking age in Texas is 21. Before buying alcohol in a store, bar or restaurant, customers are often asked to show photo ID with proof of age.Full Answer >
As of 2014, in the state of North Carolina, a minor aged 16 or older may file a petition for emancipation and legally begin supporting himself. Age 18 is considered the legal age of adulthood, at which point no legal action is necessary for a teenager to live on his own.Full Answer >
Under the law, a woman can receive tubal ligation (getting her tubes tied) at the age of consent. However, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that doctors provide individualized counseling and options, which is why many doctors try to talk women into contraception rather than surgery.Full Answer >