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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)
    what will happen when a lawyer fails to proccess the right information that her client needs

    I read this question to ask “what happens if an... more »


    Banking (5 questions)
    Someone ripped my cards off... what now?
    Immediately report the loss or theft of a credit card to the bank or company that issued it. If it'... more »


    Bullying (6 questions)
    can a bully be someone you are friends with?

    Even if someone calls him/herself a friend because they hang out with you, they can NOT bully you... more »


    Contracts (5 questions)
    Do all contracts have to be in writing?

    No. However, in certain cases no court action can be brought unless the promise or agreement is i... more »


    Credit (4 questions)
    What is a credit report?

    A credit report is a summary of what debts you owe and a history of how promptly you have paid of... more »


    Curfew (44 questions)

    what is the curfews for the cities of Apache Junction, AZ. And Gilbert, AZ.

    Gilbert's cur... more »


    Drinking (25 questions)

    I am 18 years old and was at a party with 12 of my friends and alcohol was available. The cops came to the house and were denied entry at first and then we let them in and they told us to all go outside and wait. A cop asked me my name and then asked me

    You did not finish your question.  A couple of questions that may be related to your questio... more »


    Driving (187 questions)
    I was apparently pulled over for failure to stop at a stop sign, which i did stop for and I saw the police car a quarter mile down the empty street and was pulled over for failure to stop at a stop sign but then interrogated for an hour by the officer and three other cars. I was subjected to sobriety tests and questioning as well as allowing the police to search my car. I do not drink or do drugs and was cited for the stop sign.. I took it without protest but are there any ways that I am able to get a copy of the police camera video from his cruiser? I felt harassed and improperly cited
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    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)
    What time do we have to be out of a bar if we are with our parents?
    ARS 4-244.23 states that anyone under the legal drinking age is not allowed in an establishment duri... more »


    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)
    I was wondering if it is legal to shoot archery in your backyard, assuming there is a fence around the yard to act as a protective barrier and you are shooting into hay bales.
    Arizona Revised Statutes reveals only a mention of archery in four places: more »


    Housing (17 questions)
    You've got the keys, now what?

    Under the law, a tenant must comply with all health and safety obligations imposed upon a tenant ... more »


    Illegal Substances (91 questions)
    If a friend has pot and you are with him, can you be charged with possession of marijuana?
    Anytime you are in the presence of someone performing an illegal act, like possession or use of mari... more »


    Jury Duty (15 questions)
    Once I have responded and appeared for jury service... what's next?
    Once you are in the jury assembly room, names are chosen at random from those who have appeared for ... more »


    Marriage (16 questions)
    Once I have the license, what else do I need?

    • A marriage ceremony (generally by a clergyman, judge or other person authorized by law to con... more »


    New Laws (15 questions)
    What if my parents don't want me to be emancipated?
    If your parents or guardian object the court may send all of you to mediation where you may work out... more »


    Other (378 questions)
    If you are walking and a cop pulls you over cause you look suspicious can he search you for looking suspicious?
    The easy answer is: NO. But, life isn't easy. So, here's the better answer:

    An officer c... more »


    School (118 questions)
    I received a ticket for jaywalking. A school employee told the police officer at my school. He ticketed me. Is it legal for a officer to write a ticket for a crime he didn’t witness?
    Yes, an officer has the authority to issue citations to anyone he or she has probable cause to belie... more »


    Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31 questions)
    My sister had sex with a 16 year old and she is only 14 i dont think thats right and isnt that illgal because under 15 is like a minor and shes not 15 till October?

    Yes, you are technically correct that it is illegal to have sex with a minor under the age of 15.... more »


    Trouble (34 questions)
    Oh come on - I just grabbed her butt - so what's the big deal?
    Sexual abuse is a crime and a felony. A person commits sexual abuse by intentionally or knowingly en... more »


    Vandalism and Property Damage (8 questions)

    Is it illegal to melt/deface pennies?

    The code governing this issue is as follows:

    Title 18 United... more »


    Violence (87 questions)
    Are minors punished the same as adults if they commit murder?
    It depends. Arizona Law (ARS §13-501) states that kids over 15 that commit 1st or 2nd degree murder ... more »


    Voting (6 questions)
    Where do I vote?
    You may vote at the polling place in the precinct in which you live. The county elections office es... more »


    When You Turn 18 (107 questions)

    What are the laws about guns and weapons?

    Arizona law defines a firearm as “any loaded or unloaded handgun, pistol, revolver, rifle, ... more »


    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    Where can get a workers permit?

    You can apply for a worker's permit at the more »

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