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Chapter 431

Effective - 07 Jan 1975, see footnote bottom

  431.055.  Persons competent to contract when eighteen years of age. — The legal age at which a person becomes competent to contract in Missouri is eighteen years and any rule or provision of the common law to the contrary is hereby abrogated.

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(L. 1974 2d Ex. Sess. S.B. 3 § 2)

Effective 1-07-75

CROSS REFERENCE:

Conveyances by minors binding, when, 442.080

(1979) Covenant not to sue is contract within meaning of term "contract" as to 18 years of age as legal age at which person becomes competent to contract. Holoman v. Harris (A.), 585 S.W.2d 530.


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