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Age of Majority (September 2010- NICHCY Resource)


When people use the term age of majority, they are generally referring to when a young person reaches the age where one is considered to be an adult. Depending upon your state law, this usually happens at some point between 18 and 21. This includes a link to a description in Spanish.

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