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

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

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18. Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Chap 129.

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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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