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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 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 »

      

    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)
    What is a contract?
    A contract is "an agreement between two or more parties creating obligations that are enforceable or... 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)
    What is curfew in YUma, Arizona?

    The c... more »

      

    Drinking (25 questions)
    Is it true that they are not allowed to call your parents if you are over 18 and were not caught drunk or in possession, even if you were in a house where they found empty beer containers and no parents?

    1. Can the police notify parents if a person over 18 is cited for alcohol?
    The police have no... more »

      

    Driving (187 questions)
    What is the punishment for reckless driving and six counts of public endangerment?
    Reckless driving is a class 2 misdemeanor which is punishable by up to 4 months in jail, up to 2 yea... more »

      

    Emancipation (67 questions)
    Does emancipation affect my driver’s license?
    Yes, once emancipated your driver’s license will Include the words “Emancipated Minor... more »

      

    Family (219 questions)
    I live with my dad. my dad is going to court so my sister and me can live with him then with my mom. the jugde said that we have to go and live with my mom can me and my sister get emancipated and live with my dad or not. also what if he said just one of use has to live with her can that one get emancipated sinc my mom lied in the court how and we can proof some of it but the jugde will not hear what my dad has to say. so what can i do beause i would rather go to jail or run away if i have go live with my mom.

    In Arizona right now, you cannot become emancipated just because you want to live with another pa... more »

      

    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)
    Who can carry a concealed weapon?

    To apply for a concealed weapons permit, you must:

    • Be 21 years of age.
    • Complete ... 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)
    Is it possible to sell hemp products (clothes, hats, etc) in AZ/US?
    Yes, anyone can legally make, sell, and buy hemp products in the U.S. The Drug Enforcement Administr... more »

      

    Jury Duty (15 questions)
    This sounds like it could take forever. How about all the time I'm taking off from my job?
    Your employer may not refuse to permit you to serve as a juror, and may not dismiss you or penalize ... more »

      

    Marriage (16 questions)

    I just got married with my mothers approval,Because I am only 16. Since I am a minor is my husband my guardian now or is it still my mother?

    First, as you mentioned, since you are under 18, you must have had the consent of your parent or ... more »

      

    New Laws (15 questions)
    What is emancipation?
    Emancipation means that you are legally free from your parents or legal guardian. Once emancipated y... more »

      

    Other (378 questions)
    If you are walking down the street and a cop tells you to stop are you legally obliged to stop?

    Police officers are authorized to make contact with citizens if they have reasonable suspicion to... more »

      

    School (118 questions)
    What recourse does the parent of a student in public school have if the principal shakes the student and physically threatens him?
    Physical abuse of a student is a serious matter. If a student feels that he or she has been physical... more »

      

    Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31 questions)

    It says here on question "What are the laws regarding minors and sexual consent?" that a minor can not consent to sexual conduct. However, its says here  on question "i am 16 dating a 20 year old we are not having sex. is that illegal?" Its okay if the younger is at least 15, not 24 months younger than the older, and the older person is either still in high school or under 19. These seem to contradict eachother? Which is it?

    The laws actually do not contradict themselves because of how a lawyer would read them.  The... more »

      

    Trouble (34 questions)
    What are the penalties for theft?
    Arizona law (Chapter 18 of Title 13 of the Arizona Revised Statutes 13-1801 through 13-1818) provide... more »

      

    Vandalism and Property Damage (8 questions)
    Is smashing a cactus with a giant rock illegal? Because thats what my neighbor did to our cactus.

    Smashing a cactus with a rock may be considered criminal damage under more »

      

    Violence (87 questions)
    Why don't kids have the right to carry guns?

    Laws are set to protect kids and adults when dangerous instruments are involved. This applies to ... 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)
    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 »

      

    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    What is the minimum wage that you can get?

    Minimum Wage Requirements

    Federal law requires that most employees recei... more »

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