Question: Is 17 a minor in New Jersey?

Consent Laws in NJ The age of consent in New Jersey is 16 years old, meaning that anyone who is at least 16 years of age can legally consent to sexual activity with another adult—no matter what age.

What age is considered a minor in New Jersey?

18 Turning 18 means you have reached the age of majority or legal age in the state of New Jersey.

Is 17 legally a minor?

In all 31 states, a minor is referred to as someone under the age of 18. Minors aged 16 or 17 who are charged with crimes could sometimes be treated as an adult.

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