However, if you are under 18, you still may be able to sue to enforce a contract, but the other party may not be able to sue to enforce the contract against you.
As well, students as young as 16 may be able to enter into loan contracts for higher education expenses.
This means that people under 21 get an automatic DUI if they have any alcohol in them, regardless of what the DUI blood alcohol content is for adults 21 and over.
Eligibility for Emancipation Even if you are under 18, you may be able to get some rights normally reserved for adults if you are legally emancipated.
Below, you'll find information about Florida legal ages laws, including when minors have the ability to sue and eligibility requirements for emancipation.
The table below is a summary of Florida law on the matter, while more descriptive coverage follows.
Turning 18 also comes with responsibilities, like the ability to be sued in court, and serving on a jury.