Arkansas Age of Majority Law

Minors – Age of Majority – Arkansas

(a) All persons of the age of eighteen (18) years shall be considered to have reached the age of majority and be of full age for all purposes. Until the age of eighteen (18) years is attained, they shall be considered minors.

(b) Any law of the State of Arkansas that presently requires a person to be of a minimum age of twenty-one (21) years to enjoy any privilege or right or to do any act or to participate in any event, election, or other activity shall be deemed to require that person to be of a minimum age of eighteen (18) years. However, this section shall not repeal, amend, or otherwise affect any existing laws concerning or in any way relating to beer, wines, spirituous, vinous, malt liquors, or other alcoholic beverages, and the sale thereof to persons under twenty-one (21) years of age.

Title 9, Subtitle 3, Chapter 25, Section 9-25-101

Age of Majority
18 (§9-25-101)

Emancipation
16 (§9-26-104)

Contracts
Rescission by infant 18 or over permitted only upon full restitution; promise made after full age to pay debt contracted during
infancy must be in writing (§§9-26-101; 4-59-101)

Ability to Sue
Next friend or guardian (§16-61-103, 104)

Consent to Medical Treatment
Any minor who is married, emancipated, incarcerated, or sufficiently intelligent to understand consequences of consent (§20-9-602)


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