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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)
    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)
    What is collateral?
    Collateral is an item of value that is accepted by the lender to be used to pay back the loan if you... more »

      

    Curfew (44 questions)
    what is the curfew for Queen Creek Arizona?
    Each city and town in Arizona has ... more »

      

    Drinking (25 questions)
    I just watched this report on 60 Minutes with these parents that let their kids have a party and someone drove home drunk and killed themselves. I believe in Kansas they did not have a law against parents that allow parties, but have alcohol, as long as the parents did not supply it. Does anyone know in Arizona if there is a law against parents having parties with underage drinking, but if they did not supply it?

    It is against Arizona law for parents to allow a party with underage drinking even if the parents... more »

      

    Driving (187 questions)
    Is it against the law to ride in the bed of a truck?

    No. Laws to prohibit children from riding in the bed of a truck have been introduced to the Arizo... more »

      

    Emancipation (67 questions)

    My niece is hanging out with this kid who is 17 years old. He claims he is emancipated from his parents. He wouldn't show me the papers that say he is. Is there another way to check and see if he really is?

    According to the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division If an applicant under the age of 18, submits proo... more »

      

    Family (219 questions)
    Can a 15 year old and 17 year old consensually engage in sex?
    This question raises a lot of issues. This answer addresses only specific Arizona laws, if you are r... more »

      

    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)
    What would happen if an 18 year old went on school grounds with a knife on her side after school to pick her cousin up and was caught?
    Depending on what kind of knife it was, it could be classified as a 'deadly weapon' according to Ari... more »

      

    Housing (17 questions)
    What are the advantages of having a written lease?
    You will have a better idea of all of your rights and obligations. You will have protection against... more »

      

    Illegal Substances (91 questions)
    Do juvenile drug offenders get the same sentences/charges as adult drug offenders?
    No. The Juvenile criminal system is very different from the adult criminal system. For one thing, Ju... more »

      

    Jury Duty (15 questions)
    Can I be excused?

    The court may excuse people in the following circumstances:
    • Those people with a mental or p... more »

      

    Marriage (16 questions)
    Can I obtain a marriage liscence if I am a minor, without consent of my parents? And if I am female, could I marry another female?
    The answer to your question about getting married without parental consent can be found under lawfor... more »

      

    New Laws (15 questions)
    What do I have to show the judge if I want to be emancipated?
    At the hearing it is your responsibility to convince the judge that it is in your best interests to ... more »

      

    Other (378 questions)
    With warrant, can police search a house when no one is home? With warrant, can police search a house when a minor is, but no adults are home?
    Yes, the officer can search the house. According to Arizona Law (ARS 13-3916), the officer can enter... more »

      

    School (118 questions)
    CAN YOU TELL A TEACHER THAT YOU WANT TO BURN DOWN THE SCHOOL AND IF IT HAPPENS DO YOU GET CONVICTED OF THE CRIME?
    You definitely do not want to make statements about burning down your school to a teacher or to anyo... more »

      

    Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31 questions)

    What happens if a person under the age of consent rapes a person over the age of consent? (Ex: A 12 year old rapes an 18 year old.)

    The law does not recognize the possibility of a 12 year old raping an 18 year old or older adult.... more »

      

    Trouble (34 questions)
    If you are in a gang what happens if you tell a police officer?

    If you admit to an officer that you are in a gang, your name will be entered into a database for ... 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)
    I would like to know if a bee bee gun would be considered a firearm, deadly weapon, ect. I have been convicted of a felony and want to know if im allowed to have a bee bee gun and take it camping with me if i want to i have kids and they like to shot the bee bee gun but i carry it when were out and i would like to know if this is legal i carry it in a hoster when camping. IS this leagal???

    If you have a felony conviction, or if you are a juvenile offender, and your right to possess wea... more »

      

    Voting (6 questions)
    If I'm away at college, can I just vote there?

    Yes, but only if you have registered there. Otherwise you will need to vote “absentee” with an o... more »

      

    When You Turn 18 (107 questions)
    Is there a difference between state and federal crimes? Are federal ones more serious?

    Not necessarily more serious - but most federal crimes are felonies and are punishable by over on... more »

      

    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    What if your employer sexually harassed you in the work place or outside of work? Also askes you to try and get him illegal drugs?

    Employees are protected under both state and federal law against workplace sexual harassment. Fed... more »

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