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What legal rights do 17 year olds have in Houston tx?


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Answered 2014-09-17 23:38:28

The age of majority in the state of Texas is 18. Unless declared an emancipated minor, anyone under 18 has no legal rights to property or anything else.

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if you are 18 then you are an adult. you have the same rights as any other person above 18 in the US.


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Legal rights regarding what?? Age of consent, criminal code? Please be more specific.


the extention of voting rights to 18 year olds



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do you mean dating or to watch like babysitting. Some states legal age to baby sit is 12 which is legal. but it would be at your own descression on weither the 12 year old is responsible enough. dating. its not illegal until they reach the 16-18 year old limit then it will be. these are great awnsers but think 50 year olds date 40 year olds all the time im not saying 6 year olds should date 12 year olds but still its just weird


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It all depends on the country and location where you live.



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