Michigan laws for dating
Minors also have to comply with the 24-hour waiting period prior to obtaining an abortion (MCLA 333.17015).Adoptions: An unemancipated minor may not place his/her child for adoption without a parent or guardian signing the temporary placement papers also (MCLA 71023b (3)).For example, while a fourteen-year old may be old enough to be sued in court for intentionally injuring someone else or damaging someone else’s property, he or she may not be allowed to drink until age 21 or vote until age 18.Legal Responsibilities of Minors and Parents The emancipation of a minor refers to a legal process by which a minor can become an adult in the eyes of the law.(iv) When the actor engages in the medical treatment or examination of the victim in a manner or for purposes which are medically recognized as unethical or unacceptable. (v) When the actor achieves the sexual contact through concealment or by the element of surprise. Emancipated minor: A child who reaches the age of 18; is determined by court order to be emancipated (released from parental care and responsibility); is married; or on active duty in the armed forces (MCLA 722.4).
(d) That other person is related to the actor by blood or affinity to the third degree and the sexual contact occurs under circumstances not otherwise prohibited by this chapter. However, parents may file civil lawsuits against medical providers and collect money damages when their minor child is provided medical services without their permission, on the theory that a minor cannot give effective consent to medical care, but there are many exceptions.Abortions: Parental consent or a court order is required (MCLA 722.901-909).A minor may also consent to the health care of his/her child (MCLA 333.9132).Substance abuse: Minors may consent to treatment or services (MCLA 333.6121).