New Jersey Age of Majority Law


Minors – Age of Majority – New Jersey

General definitions

General definitions. As used in this act:

a. “Juvenile” means an individual who is under the age of 18 years.
b. “Adult” means an individual 18 years of age or older.

Title 2A, Subtitle 1, Chapter 4A, Article 2, ยง2A:4A-22

Age of Majority
18 (9:17B-3

Emancipation
Not specified

Contracts
17, if minor spouse for sale of property (37:2-30); 15 for insurance contracts (17B:24 -2)

Ability to Sue
By guardian or guardian ad litem (2A: 4A-39)

Consent to Medical Treatment
If married or pregnant (9:17A-1.9)