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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.

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    Question: I am 17 and have a child; can I move in with his father without my mothers consent?

    Answer: In Arizona, and probably in most other states, your mother has the right and the duty to control and care for you until you are an adult. Being an adult in Arizona means either that you are 18 years old, or that you are emancipated. Therefore, you may not live anywhere except where your mother (or someone else who is given custody or guardianship of you by the court) tells you to live.

    To become emancipated you must be able to support yourself. Providing for yourself means that you feed and cloth yourself, provide yourself with transportation to work and school, provide insurance, pay taxes, etc. You must be able to do all of these things, and you will be required to do all of these things for yourself.

    In addition, if you try to move in with the father of your child who is an adult (18 or over) he can be prosecuted (read more about this...).

    You have a lot to think about before you make your next move. Take time to consider it fully.


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    On 01/12/09
    MMG from TN said:
    I AM 16 AND MY BOYFRIEND IS 15. WE BOTH LIVE IN TENNESSEE AND WE ARE HAVING A BABY THAT IS DUE IN JULY. I WILL BE 17 BY THEN BUT HE WILL STILL BE 15. MY MOTHER IS SAYING SHE IS MOVING TO FLORIDA AFTER I HAVE MY BABY. DO I HAVE TO GO WITH HER? OR CAN I MOVE IN WITH MY BOYFRIENDS PARENTS?
    On 06/21/08
    Sally from GA said:
    Where are the legal rights of parents posted? I have a 16 yr old daugh that I did not want to leave home yet the officers empowered her and clearly stated I could do nothing, and even went on to say it was her "Constitutional Right", I don't even know where she is or how to reach her. She had been picked up in my driveway by the bio parent who has no visitation/custody, just released from prison 2 years ago...,he had done the same for another child that had been going to school&working, he picked him up, law present, he went to prison for 8 months while the boy ran aimlessly around. Still
    On 02/14/08
    taty from TX said:
    im 17 and im ready to move out myself but my parents dont want me to so i might just do it any ways so how can i do it without the cops involved.
    On 08/27/07
    John from MN said:
    My girlfriend is pregnant, she just turned 18 in July, we are trying to find a place to live, and raise the baby together. I have a job, and she is looking for one. can I move out of my mothers? my mother agrees with our decision.
    On 07/21/07
    Laken from AZ said:
    i HATE how my parents think they can control every little aspect of my life! they try to tell me who i can see and that this is best for my future! my crazy mother says that my boyfriend who is 17, is too old for me and we dont know anyhting about each other...well she married a guy that she has only known for 8 months and he is 11 years younger than she is! me and my boyfriend have been dating for 7 months...she thinks that she can tell me how im going to run my life and what im going to do when i get older, she has another thing coming for her...my decsion is final for emancipation...
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