Age of Majority Parent & Student Guides (Iowa DE)
*** Here is the updated Age Of Majority – Parent’s Guide 2015
It explains the parent’s role in the age of majority process. It also shares information about guardianship, conservatorship, etc. for families of students with significant disabilities. All children become legal adults at the age of 18 years old, regardless of any disability. If parents want to maintain control over specific areas (financial, health, etc) then they must consult with a lawyer well in advance of the student’s 18th birthday.
*** Here is the updated Age Of Majority – Student’s Guide 2015
This guide helps explain to students their rights and responsibilities after they turn 18 and are considered legal adults in the state of Iowa. Additionally, it includes frequently used special education terminology and acronyms.