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Chapter 26.28 RCW

AGE OF MAJORITY
(Formerly Infants)

RCW Sections

26.28.010Age of majority.
26.28.015Age of majority for enumerated specific purposes.
26.28.020Married persons -- When deemed of full age.
26.28.030Contracts of minors -- Disaffirmance.
26.28.040Disaffirmance barred in certain cases.
26.28.050Satisfaction of minor's contract for services.
26.28.060Child labor -- Penalty.
26.28.070Certain types of employment prohibited -- Penalty.
26.28.080Selling or giving tobacco to minor -- Belief of representative capacity, no defense -- Penalty.
26.28.085Applying tattoo to a minor -- Penalty.
26.28.900Construction -- Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships -- 2009 c 521.

Notes:

Alcohol and drug treatment: RCW 70.96A.095.

Alcoholic beverage control
   furnishing liquor to minors -- Possession, use: RCW 66.44.270.
   minor applying for permit: RCW 66.44.280.
   minor purchasing liquor: RCW 66.44.290.
   minors frequenting off-limits area -- Misrepresenting age: RCW 66.44.310.
   treating minor, etc., in tavern: RCW 66.44.300.

Baseball -- Contracts with minors: Chapter 67.04 RCW.

Child
   labor: Chapter 49.12 RCW.
   support enforcement: Chapter 26.18 RCW.
   welfare agencies: Chapter 74.15 RCW.

Children and youth services: RCW 43.20A.360, chapter 72.05 RCW.

Civil defense -- Minors entitled to benefits: RCW 38.52.270.

Costs (civil) against guardian of infant plaintiff: RCW 4.84.140.

Council for children and families: Chapter 43.121 RCW.

Crimes and punishment
   firearms, dangerous weapons
         delivery to ineligible persons: RCW 9.41.080.
         possession of pistol by person from eighteen to twenty-one: RCW 9.41.240.
   frauds and swindles, substitution of child: RCW 9.45.020.
   kidnapping: Chapter 9A.40 RCW.
   leaving children unattended in parked automobile: RCW 9.91.060.
   obscenity -- Obscene literature: Chapter 9.68 RCW.
   sex crimes: Chapter 9A.44 RCW.

Department of social and health services, advisory committee on children and youth services: RCW 43.20A.360.

District courts (civil)
   action against infant -- Guardian ad litem: RCW 12.04.150.
   commencement of actions -- Action by infant: RCW 12.04.140.

Domestic violence prevention: Chapter 26.50 RCW.

Family abandonment or nonsupport: Chapter 26.20 RCW.

Firearm training program: RCW 77.32.155.

Game and game fish -- Areas may be set aside for use of minors: RCW 77.12.330.

Green Hill School: Chapter 72.16 RCW.

Health care records, rights: RCW 70.02.130.

Hours of labor: Chapter 49.28 RCW.

Juvenile courts and juvenile offenders: Title 13 RCW.

Limitation of actions (civil)
   minors suing guardians for estates sold: RCW 4.16.070.
   statutes tolled by personal disability: RCW 4.16.190.

Maple Lane School: Chapter 72.20 RCW.

Medical consent, liability of provider: RCW 26.09.310.

Mental health treatment: Chapter 71.34 RCW.

Missing children clearinghouse and hot line: Chapter 13.60 RCW.

Motor vehicle operators' licenses
   application of person under eighteen -- Signature of parent, etc.: RCW 46.20.100.
   juvenile agricultural driving permits: RCW 46.20.070.
   persons ineligible, generally: RCW 46.20.031.

Parties to actions (civil) -- Guardian ad litem for infant: RCW 4.08.050.

Partition
   guardian may consent to partition: RCW 7.52.470.
   infant's share of proceeds to guardian: RCW 7.52.450.

Probate
   descent and distribution to legitimate, illegitimate, adopted children: Chapter 11.04 RCW.
   escheats -- Limitation when claimant is minor: RCW 11.08.280.
   guardianship -- Guardian ad litem: RCW 11.88.090.
   letters testamentary and of administration -- Procedure during minority or absence of executor: RCW 11.28.040.

Property taxes -- Certificate of delinquency -- Redemption before deed -- Minors and legally incompetent: RCW 84.64.070.

Recognizances for minors: RCW 10.16.150.

Savings and loan associations, minors as members: RCW 33.20.040.

Schools and colleges, generally: Titles 28A and 28B RCW.

Sexual psychopaths and psychopathic delinquents: Chapter 71.06 RCW.

Sexually transmitted diseases: RCW 70.24.110.

Shoplifting by minors, liability of parents, guardians: RCW 4.24.230.

Special education -- Children with handicapping conditions: Chapter 28A.155 RCW.

Special rights of action (civil)
   action by parent for sale or transfer of controlled substance to minor: RCW 69.50.414.
   action by parent for seduction of child: RCW 4.24.020.
   action for injury or death of child: RCW 4.24.010.

State school for blind and deaf -- Who may be admitted: RCW 72.40.040.

State school for girls: Chapter 72.20 RCW.

State training school for boys: Chapter 72.16 RCW.

Survival of actions (civil) -- Action for personal injury survives to spouse, state registered domestic partner, child, stepchildren, or heirs: RCW 4.20.060.

Temporary assistance for needy families: Chapter 74.12 RCW.

Unemployment compensation, "employment" -- Newspaper delivery person exemption: RCW 50.04.240.

Uniform transfers to minors act: Chapter 11.114 RCW.

Uniform veterans' guardianship act -- Guardian for minor: RCW 73.36.060.

Vital statistics, supplemental report on name of child: RCW 70.58.100.

Worker's compensation -- "Child" defined: RCW 51.08.030.