Age of Majority Chart

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The age of majority varies by state. Richard Nowitz/Creative RM/Getty

The age of majority is the age at which you are considered an adult and responsible for your actions in the legal sense. This varies state to state. 

The age of majority is different than than the age of consent. The age of consent also varies by state and is considered the age at which someone can legally consent to sexual relations. 

The links provided below are for each state and leads to more marriage license information:



    *Updated by Marni Feuerman