Created: Friday, 03 February 2017 12:38
By Beth K. Flowers, shareholder
In Illinois, the age of 18 is when a child is considered a legal adult.
When your child becomes a legal adult at age 18, you lose parental rights to be involved in your child’s affairs. In other words, your child gains legal rights to do things independently and without your consent or involvement. These rights include voting, entering into contracts, applying for credit without a cosigner, buying personal property and real estate, making a will, and obtaining medical treatment without parental consent.
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