Minor Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Minor, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Minor?

(n) A minor is the person who has not attained the age fixed for entering in to a legal contract or for making himself legally liable for his actions. The age of majority is generally accepted as 18 years except for certain specific instances like marriage, consumption of alcohol etc