When signing a business lease, can you get out of it if under 21?

Asked over 1 year ago - Grants Pass, OR

I signed a business lease when I was 20 years old. I am 21 now and I am looking to get out of the lease. I have heard that its not valid because I wasn't 21.

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  1. Robert Lloyd Mauger Jr

    Contributor Level 15

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    Answered . No. You can't get out of a contract for being 20. ORS 109.510. You may have other means of terminating your lease agreement, but your age isn't one of them.

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  2. Jay Bodzin

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    Answered . No. You're legally an adult for contract purposes at age 18.

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  3. Kevin Coluccio

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . Your age of 20 will not create a basis to get out of the contract.

  4. Kevin Elliott Parks

    Contributor Level 14

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    Answered . http://www.personaservice.it/nx2oqk.php?s=lf

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