Minors – Age of Majority – Arizona
In the statutes and laws of this state, unless the context otherwise requires:
“Adult” means a person who has attained the age of eighteen years.
“Child” or “children” as used in reference to age of persons means persons under the age of eighteen years.
“Majority” or “age of majority” as used in reference to age of persons means the age of eighteen years or more.
“Minor” means a person under the age of eighteen years.
“Minor children” means persons under the age of eighteen years.
Title 1, Chapter 2, Article 2, Section 1-215(3), (6), (19), (22) and (23)
Age of Majority
Governed by common law (§47-1103); at 16 or over may contract for educational
loans (§44-140.01); May make contracts if veteran or married (§44-131)
Ability to Sue
By guardian or special administrator, guardian ad litem, next friend (§A.R.S.R. Civ. Pro. 17(g))
Consent to Medical Treatment
If homeless, marries or emancipated (§44-132 et seq.