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11 terms

Chapter 7

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capacity
the legal ability to enter a contract
rebuttable presumption
when individuals enter into contracts, they are permitted by law to presume that the other party or parties have the capacity to contract
minor
a person who has not yet reached the age of legal adulthoof
majority
age of legal adulthood
minority
a person below the age of majority
emancipated
minors that are responsible for their contracts
abandoned
minors who have given up their protection as minros
ratify
approve
necessaries
necessities such as food, clothing, shelter, and medical care
guardian
someone who apoointed to protect the rights of a mentally impaired person or a child
aliens
people who are living in this country but owe their allegiance to another country