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43-2101. Persons under nineteen years of age declaredminors; marriage, effect; personeighteen years of age or older; rights and responsibility.All persons under nineteen years of age are declared to beminors, but in case any person marries under the age of nineteen years, hisor her minority ends. Uponbecoming the age of majority, a person is considered an adult and acquiresall rights and responsibilities granted or imposed by statute or common law,except that a person eighteen years of age or older and who is not a wardof the state may enter into a binding contract or lease of whatever kind ornature and shall be legally responsible therefor. SourceR.S.1866, c. 23, § 1, p. 178; R.S.1913, § 1627; Laws 1921, c. 247, § 1, p. 853; C.S.1922, § 1576; C.S.1929, § 38-101; R.S.1943, § 38-101; Laws 1965, c. 207, § 1, p. 613; Laws 1969, c. 298, § 1, p. 1072; Laws 1972, LB 1086, § 1; R.S.1943, (1984), § 38-101; Laws 1988, LB 790, § 6; Laws 2010, LB226, § 2.Effective Date: March 4, 2010 Cross ReferencesJuvenile committed under Nebraska Juvenile Code, marriage under age of nineteen years does not make juvenile age of majority, see section 43-289.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter43 > 43-2101

43-2101. Persons under nineteen years of age declaredminors; marriage, effect; personeighteen years of age or older; rights and responsibility.All persons under nineteen years of age are declared to beminors, but in case any person marries under the age of nineteen years, hisor her minority ends. Uponbecoming the age of majority, a person is considered an adult and acquiresall rights and responsibilities granted or imposed by statute or common law,except that a person eighteen years of age or older and who is not a wardof the state may enter into a binding contract or lease of whatever kind ornature and shall be legally responsible therefor. SourceR.S.1866, c. 23, § 1, p. 178; R.S.1913, § 1627; Laws 1921, c. 247, § 1, p. 853; C.S.1922, § 1576; C.S.1929, § 38-101; R.S.1943, § 38-101; Laws 1965, c. 207, § 1, p. 613; Laws 1969, c. 298, § 1, p. 1072; Laws 1972, LB 1086, § 1; R.S.1943, (1984), § 38-101; Laws 1988, LB 790, § 6; Laws 2010, LB226, § 2.Effective Date: March 4, 2010 Cross ReferencesJuvenile committed under Nebraska Juvenile Code, marriage under age of nineteen years does not make juvenile age of majority, see section 43-289.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter43 > 43-2101

43-2101. Persons under nineteen years of age declaredminors; marriage, effect; personeighteen years of age or older; rights and responsibility.All persons under nineteen years of age are declared to beminors, but in case any person marries under the age of nineteen years, hisor her minority ends. Uponbecoming the age of majority, a person is considered an adult and acquiresall rights and responsibilities granted or imposed by statute or common law,except that a person eighteen years of age or older and who is not a wardof the state may enter into a binding contract or lease of whatever kind ornature and shall be legally responsible therefor. SourceR.S.1866, c. 23, § 1, p. 178; R.S.1913, § 1627; Laws 1921, c. 247, § 1, p. 853; C.S.1922, § 1576; C.S.1929, § 38-101; R.S.1943, § 38-101; Laws 1965, c. 207, § 1, p. 613; Laws 1969, c. 298, § 1, p. 1072; Laws 1972, LB 1086, § 1; R.S.1943, (1984), § 38-101; Laws 1988, LB 790, § 6; Laws 2010, LB226, § 2.Effective Date: March 4, 2010 Cross ReferencesJuvenile committed under Nebraska Juvenile Code, marriage under age of nineteen years does not make juvenile age of majority, see section 43-289.

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