18 and the Law

When you turn 18 years old, you become an adult. You can vote, make contracts and be registered for the Selective Service. You will also be treated as an adult in court. So you need to understand, respect and obey the law.


On this site you will find some of the many laws/legal issues that teens should understand. It is important to remember that if you find yourself in trouble, there is help available. You are not alone.

Information courtesy of the Allegheny County Bar Association

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