Legal age adult
Although the law will not go into effect until October for 18 year-olds and October for 17 year-olds , this means that teenagers will no longer be subjected to the traumatic and very violent experiences that occur in jails and prisons with people twice their age. Everything plays a key role on how we interact between the average human. A judge can sometimes make exceptions and order emancipation of younger teenagers. Tutorship is a way of protecting minor children.
Age of majority
When Should a Person Be Considered an Adult? - The New York Times
He might ask you how much money you make, whether you buy your own clothes or not, how independent you are, etc. So it all depends on the person, but in my opinion 20 is a good age. Their tutors must agree and act for them in legal matters that can seriously impact their financial situations or their lives. As such, over centuries this age has gradually increased in most regions of the world.
NY Will No Longer Prosecute 16 And 17 Year Olds As Adult Criminals
It goes without saying that, once you turn 18, you are legally considered an adult in nearly every state in the union. Thanks for your feedback! We need to assess our conceptions of adulthood to see if it has a rational basis. Is adulthood not a requirement for marriage and consent? I really think that it varies from person to person.
I think that there should be an open-ended test with situations the the person has to respond to. It would seem more likely that this was simply the age around which it was generally observed that people started to reach sufficient enough mental maturity to no longer need any type of direct supervision. Sandra Aamodt, notes,. National Constitution Center.