The age matrix provides information on each state's age of majority, the age at which a juvenile can be prosecuted as an adult, and the maximum age of probation and parole. Updated January 16, 2024.
Note: This resource is revised when states report updates to the national office. To update your state's information, email the national office.
Definitions of Age Matrix Terms:
Age of Criminal Responsibility/Majority - Age which any offense automatically subjects an individual to adult court jurisdiction.
Age Juvenile Case Can Be Transferred to Adult Court - Minimum age in which a juvenile can have their case transferred and be prosecuted as an adult.