What are some new RESPONSIBILITIES of a juvenile at age 18?

  • An 18-year-old’s parents are no longer required to support him/her.
  • An 18-year-old is responsible for all of his/her actions and if found in violation of the criminal laws, will be tried as an adult and not treated as a juvenile.
  • An 18-year-old may sue and be sued by others upon contracts they make and upon their actions, whether intentional or negligent, that cause harm to persons or property.
  • An 18-year-old is considered eligible for jury service and must serve if selected.