In North Carolina, the age of majority is eighteen. At that age, a person is deemed an adult for legal purposes, such as voting or signing a binding lease or other contract. Anyone under the age of eighteen is considered a minor child. There are several circumstances that create emancipation automatically, such as marriage. There is also a legal process, which is the topic of this article. Read more
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