What is the age of majority in Alabama?
The age of majority, in the state of Alabama, is 19 years of age for an unmarried person and 18 years of age for married persons, widows or widowers. The definition of AGE OF MAJORITY is "The age when a person acquires all the rights and responsibilities of being an adult. " The rights of the parent, in the state of Alabma, are transferred to the child, when the child turns 19. (Code of Alabama §26-1-1 & §30-4-15 & 16)
May I quit paying support in Alabama if my children have reached the age of majority and no bailss was filed prior to their nineteenth birthday?
In Alabama, you are required to pay child support until a child reaches the age of majority, which is 19; however, a parent may be required to pay for such things as college expenses past the age of majority if these college expenses were requested prior to reaching the age of majority. If no such request was made, you are only required to pay child support until your children reach the age of 19.