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  • I have a questions for you. Since i'm emancipated do I still have to have my parent sign for me to get a tatoo in arizona. And if not would i have to bring the emancipation papers with me to get a tatoo.thanx for answering all my questions.

  • how many people can i have in my car,and what is the curfew in goodyear,az

  • what is the cerfew for pinetop-lakeside, az?

  • Can I get emancipated if I'm only 15, if I'm pregnant, and still going to school? And can I live with my boyfriend which he has a job and will prvied everything needed for me and my baby.

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    Arrested (61 questions)
    Is there going to be a new law taking place here in Arizona sometime in 2006(?) that you cannot be able to apply for a license until you are 18?

    We are unable to find any current pending bills in the more »


    Banking (5 questions)
    How old do you have to be in Arizona to have your own bank account?

    Normally you have to be 18 years old to open bank accounts, enter into contracts o... more »


    Bullying (6 questions)
    Is it illegal to bully?

    Lawforkids.org has information regarding the new more »


    Contracts (5 questions)
    I have three days to cancel a purchase, right?

    Many consumers mistakenly believe that they have three days to back out of any purchase. However... more »


    Credit (4 questions)
    Does a bad credit history ever go away?
    That depends on the seriousness of past problems. The files may go back seven years or ten years fo... more »


    Curfew (44 questions)
    What is the curfew for Chandler Arizona?

    The following are the curfew laws for Chandler, Arizona:

    Ages 15 and under: 10 P.M. (ever... more »


    Drinking (25 questions)
    i just got an minor in possesion and a curfew ticket r the gonna take my drivers license away or put me on probation if i have prior offenses

    Under Arizona law, a person found guilty of being a "minor in possession" can be sentenced t... more »


    Driving (187 questions)
    Is racial profiling a legal way for a cop to stop a person on the road?
    Racial profiling is not a legal way for the police to single out a person to make a traffic sto... more »


    Emancipation (67 questions)

    Well I've already been living on my own for over a month now. Me and my mom agree on me getting emancipated, but i don't think us going to court is necessary. We agree on the reason why i want to be on my own. So my question is if we agree on everything and there is no problem do we have to appear in court?

    Being emancipated is a complicated process that involves more than just living on your own. ... more »


    Family (219 questions)
    My dad has custody. He wont let me see mom's parents. How can I get to see them?
    In Arizona, grandparents can petition the court for visitation with their grandchildren in certain l... more »


    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)
    I currently own a butterfly knife with a 4 inch blade. I know buttefly knives aren't illegal, but is it illegal for me to carry it at the age of 16?
    Yes. A butterfly knife would be considered a deadly weapon, since it is designed for lethal use (und... more »


    Housing (17 questions)
    What is a security deposit and why do you have to pay it?
    A security deposit is an amount of money that the landlord holds as security against property damage... more »


    Illegal Substances (91 questions)

    I have two questions, What does the Arizona law say about methamphetamines, And What are signs/characteristics/behaviors that someone is using this drug?

    Arizona law classifies methamphetamine as a dangerous drug (more »


    Jury Duty (15 questions)
    Why would a judge excuse some people - and not others?

    Judges have the right to excuse prospective jurors from serving on a particular jury for a variet... more »


    Marriage (16 questions)
    What is community property?

    In Arizona, all property acquired by either husband or wife during the marriage is the community ... more »


    New Laws (15 questions)
    Who can apply to be emancipated in Arizona?
    You must be sixteen or seventeen-years-old to apply for emancipation. You have to be a resident of A... more »


    Other (378 questions)
    I just found out I'm pregnant and I'm 14. I wuld be 15 when I had the baby. The father would also be 15. What are my rights as a 15 year old mother? Can I move in with my child's father without my parents consent? Can I get medical attention without my parents consent? If I have to have my parents consent for these things, how do I change that?

    See answers to questions #... more »


    School (118 questions)
    I live in a dorm room and the college's policy is that the police may search my dorm room since it is not technically mine, but I pay for it, do the police still require a search warrant according to the 4th amendment?
    Parents may consent to their child's room being searched, since the home is really the parent's, not... more »


    Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31 questions)
    Is it illegal to have sex with a goat.
    In the 2006 legislative session a bill was introduced and passed into law: Senate Bill 1160 outlaws ... more »


    Trouble (34 questions)
    What would be the punishment be for burglary of a small store?

    There are a lot of possibilities.  Burglary of any business is a class 4 felony.  ... more »


    Vandalism and Property Damage (8 questions)
    Do people ever get in trouble for graffiti?

    Yes. Graffiti is a form of Criminal Damage. (more »


    Violence (87 questions)
    How long can someone go to jail if they murder someone?
    That depends upon which crime a murder is classified.

    Reckless manslaughter (ARS ยง13-11... more »


    Voting (6 questions)
    I forgot to register. Can I just show up to vote anyway?
    No, you cannot vote unless you have properly registered and your name appears in both the general c... more »


    When You Turn 18 (107 questions)
    What is bail? When is it offered?

    The purposes of bail and any conditions of release that are set by judicial officer include:

    ... more »


    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    What if my employer failed to pay me?

    Depending on the amount of money owed, you can either file a wage claim with the more »

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