About Contracts with Minors


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In contract law, maturity means that an individual is:

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1. Which of the following statements is true about minors and contract law?

2. If a minor signs a contract for groceries, they are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Into what types of contracts can a minor enter and be held responsible for adhering to the terms? This quiz/worksheet combo will quickly assess your knowledge of this legal topic.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The meaning of maturity in contract law
  • What a minor is allowed to do under contract law
  • When a minor is and is not liable for obligation to a contract

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about when a minor is and is not obligated to satisfy a contract
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine contracts with minors in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as maturity and disaffirm
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what contracts must involve in order for minors to be obligated to the terms and conditions

Additional Learning

To learn more about this legal issue, review the accompanying lesson called About Contracts with Minors. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Indicate the age of maturity in legal terms
  • Explain when minors are permitted to enter into a contract
  • Discuss a relevant case involving a contract with a minor
  • Relate information about entertainment contracts with minors as used in California