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Age of Majority by State - 2009

The age of majority is determined by each state.  Factors influenced by the age of majority: voting rights, age;to marriage, own property, joining the army, a judge may declare a minor emancipated, he or she may receive majority at the same time.

The age of majority may have varied historically.

Alabama age 19, Alaska 18, Arizona 18, Arkansas 18 or graduation from high school, California 18, Colorado 18, Connecticut 18, Delaware 19, District of Columbia 18, Florida 18, Georgia 18, Hawaii 18, Idaho 18, Illinois 18, Indiana 18, Iowa 18, Kansas 18, Kentucky 18, Louisiana 18, Maine 18, Maryland 18, Massachusetts 18, Michigan 18, Minnesota 18, Missouri 18, Mississippi 21, Montana 18, Nebraska 19, New Hampshire 18, New Mexico 18, Nevada or graduation from high school, New Jersey 18, New York 18, North Carolina 18, North Dakota 18, Ohio 18 or graduation from high school, Oklahoma 18, Oregon 18, Pennsylvania 18, Rhode Island 18, South Carolina 18, South Dakota 18, Tennessee 18 or graduation from high school, Texas 18, Utah 18 or graduation from high school, Vermont 18, Virginia 18 or graduation from high school, Washington 18, West Virginia 18, Wisconsin 18 or graduation from high school, Wyoming 18.



 

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