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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)
    In Arizona, how long does a class 1 misdemeanor stay on your record?

    Short answer, it depends.

    No matter what happens, the mere fact that you ... more »


    Banking (5 questions)
    How much does it cost to attend college?

    Information about college costs, scholorships and planning for your education is usually availabl... 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)
    I attended NAU for a year and my parents handled my finances. I received a letter in the mail just a few weeks ago stating that an attorney is attempting to collect 800 something dollars in debt. My parents say everything is paid and the person I talked to says they don't know what exactly it is -- but they would find out. I don't remember signing any contract and if I did, would it matter since I was 17 at the time?

    It does matter that you were only 17 at the time.  Under Arizona law, a minor cannot sign a ... more »


    Credit (4 questions)
    Can a lender have different rules for making loans to women, men, or minorities?
    No. The Federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) ensures that everyone has an equal chance to ob... more »


    Curfew (44 questions)
    Is it legal for parents to lock their kids out if they don't come home by curfew?
    There is no law in Arizona that authorizes parents to lock their kids out if they do not come home b... more »


    Drinking (25 questions)
    I was cited for underage drinking, but after doing community service, paying a fine, and taking a class, the charges were dismissed. Even though the citation was dismissed, I am still losing my lisence. Is this possible? and WHY?

    Your question is very specific to your situation and is a little confusing. You paid some penalt... more »


    Driving (187 questions)
    What do I need to install on my new 2001 ATV to make it 'street legal'?
    There are Several Arizona laws that govern what items a vehicle must have to operate on Arizona stre... more »


    Emancipation (67 questions)

    how can a 14 year old child become emancipated?

    You must be at least 16 years old to petition the court to become emancipated. See the more »


    Family (219 questions)
    Since I am 14, do I have the right to choose if I want to see my dad?

    There is no law in Arizona that states when the child turns 14 he/she may change their visitation... more »


    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)
    Are brass knuckles legal in Arizona?

    Arizona has laws regulating the use and possession of deadly weapons defined as 'anything de... more »


    Housing (17 questions)
    Must a lease be written to be enforceable?
    A rental agreement can be either written or oral (more »


    Illegal Substances (91 questions)
    What is a dangerous drug?
    Dangerous drugs are too numerous to mention here. However, the statute gives a laundry list of drugs... more »


    Jury Duty (15 questions)
    How long will it take?

    Generally, your jury service obligation is fulfilled when you have:

    • Served on one tria... more »


    Marriage (16 questions)
    can i get married to my 16 year old boyfriend without my parent permission if im pregnant?

    See answer to question 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)
    Can I get taken to jail and not get read the Miranda rights and still get sentenced?
    When a person is both IN CUSTODY and BEING QUESTIONED, the police must read the person their Miranda... more »


    School (118 questions)
    why is ditching a bad thing to do???

    Ditching, or truancy, is against the law for anyone between the ages of six and sixteen. (more »


    Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31 questions)
    I'm just wondering what the penalties are for when you are raped by someone using date rape drugs.
    Arizona Revised Statute 13-1406 states that the use of drugs in a sexual assault increases the maxim... more »


    Trouble (34 questions)
    I gave my friend my car keys so they could get their things from it. my friend said they left the keys with the car and my car is gone. they said they didn't do anything with the car they just went home after they got their things and left the keys there. can I do anything about my car being gone?
    Report your missing car to the police. ... more »


    Vandalism and Property Damage (8 questions)
    I live in Phoenix and I live in a violent neighborood. I have been robbed two times and we called the cops. They took a while to get to my house.When they arrived, they checked all rooms and they used this black powder to search for fingerprints. They found foot prints outside the backyard. The problem is is that they couldn't find the people who robbed us. What could I do to change this problem?

    Assuming that you and your family have not been injured, legally there is no direct answer for yo... more »


    Violence (87 questions)
    What can a person be charged with if they are accused of date rape?
    Date rape is often more traumatic to a victim than being raped by a stranger because the victim may ... more »


    Voting (6 questions)

    when do I have to be registered by in order to be able to vote in November?

    The deadline in Arizona for registration to vote in the November 4, 2008 election is October 6, 2... more »


    When You Turn 18 (107 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 »


    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    1 hr before my scheduled time to work, my boss called to change my day to allow someone else to work so they could have a different day off. Can my boss legally change my schedule like that? Does he have to pay me for a minimum amount of time since I was already on my way to work that day?

    Yes, your boss can probably change your schedule. No, he does not have to pay you for a minimum a... more »

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