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In Texas, at what age is a child legally considered to be an adult?

Plainview, TX |

Need to cite source for paper---where can I find this in a law?

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  1. 18. Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Chap 129.

  2. For what purpose? For the ability to contract and for no longer being the financial responsibility of their parent the age is 18. To be charged as an adult for a crime, the age is 17. To be able to buy cigarettes and alcohol, the age is 21.

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