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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Chapter 101. Definitions

back to top101.003. Child or Minor; Adult

(a) “Child” or “minor” means a person under 18 years of age who is not and has not been married or who has not had the disabilities of minority removed for general purposes.

(b) In the context of child support, “child” includes a person over 18 years of age for whom a person may be obligated to pay child support.

(c) “Adult” means a person who is not a child.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, § 1, eff. April 20, 1995.