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We have not located any state law that universally defines an age of adulthood in Texas. Age of adulthood differs depending on the situation. For example:

In Texas, what is commonly referred to as "emancipation" typically refers to a legal procedure where a minor can petition for the "removal of disabilities of minority." For information on the removal of disabilities of minority, see chapter 31 of the Texas Family Code.

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