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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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  • 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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    Family law is one of the most far-reaching branches of the law. Just a few areas that family law covers are marriage, divorce, adoption, child abuse and neglect, and emancipation.

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      I have a 16 year old that wants to move out and had been causing a lot of problems at home with our other children. He does not do anything to help out at home and has been caught smoking pot many times. He only goes to school when he wants to and will not get a job. He has no respect for anyone and it is affecting the other children in a negative way. What can we do to get him out of the house or away from our other children?

    My mother has my name on a protective order against my Dad and now that I am 18 I plan on living with my Dad but I don't want to get him in any trouble. Since I am 18 now can I just go live with him or do I need to get my name off of the order? If I do, how do I get my name off of the order?

      I left home becasue my father is verbally and physically abusive. He came to my friend's house and took my cAr away, and is now going to empty my bank account. WHAT LEGAL RIGHTS DO I HAVE?

    what legal age can I choose in the State of Arizona which parent to live with?

      I am an adopted 15 year old boy from Arizona. My adoptive parents abuse me physically and mentally. I am never allowed out of the house besides school. My mother is a heavy drug user and unbearable to be around. I have a close friend that his family is more than willing to take me in and help me. Is there anything I could do to make this happen? I don't think I could last until I'm 18!
      I know this kid that is 15 years old. His dad and step mom continualy kick him out of the house. When he comes back they call and have him put into durango and then when he is released they kick him out again. Its a continual cycle. After a while they finally just told him not to come back. I would like to know the laws on this one. I also want to know the laws on someone else taking him in and caring for him, what are his rights?
      If my dad trys to fight me and he punches me first will i go to jail for fighting him back???

    I am pregnant and i am planning to go thru a private adoption. the father of the baby is not in my life. my mom is in prison and im wondering what kind of rights i have like signing legal papers to the couple i am giving my baby to. please any info you have would be rad.

      I am 14 years old and live in Arizona is it true that when I turned 13 it was up to me if I wanted to spend the weekends with my father? I do not mind going for a visit 1 day out of the week for a couple hours however I do not want to spend the weekends with him because he is not there and I am left with his girlfriend and her children.
      Can being forced to subscribe to a radical religon be grounds for an emancipation?
      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.
      I have a friend that has an abusive relationship with her mother. Child prottective services have been called by her school at least once but her mom always denies it, is thier anything she can do?

    If a father has his name on the birth certificate but the parents were not married, does he have any rights to his kids? Can the mother take them out of state?

      I met this guy when I was 14 and he was 19. We talked for 2 months. We knew our age difference was wrong, so we decided to wait until I was older. We saw other people, but still talked. We have waited about 3 years and we decided that we wanted to be together no matter what so we started a relationship. We have been together almost a year. The problem is I'm 17 and even though I'll be 18 in 6 months hes 23. My parents didn't have a problem with it in the beginning, but now they do. What can I do? We aren't having sexual relations. Is it illegal to date him?
      My mother died and my grandparents had custody of me and gave my oldest sis custoy. I now live with her and being physically and mentally abused. She won't let me call my family or see them. I can't tell anyone cuz i'm afraid of what she might do to me if i tell. She has threated other people before that she would kill them. So I'm really scared and secretly call my family for help. I want them to come and get me without my Sister knowing. Can my family in Indiana come and get me without my sister's approval?
      I'm 18 and have decided that I want to live with my mother, but my dad has told me that as long as I live with my parents I have no say where I can stay - no matter how old I am. Is this true and are there any ways to override it?

    I moved out from my dad & stepmom house a few weeks after I turned 18. I live in apartment with my friend also I have full time job. While I'm under age (before turn 18) I live with them I'm mostly/always break they rule (cannot follow they rule) that's why my parents are upset to me and my stepmom do not get along to well with me. Recently I tell to my dad that I like to come back stay with them. Can my dad refuse me?

      My father remarried about a year ago. Recently I got into an argument with my stepmother because I broke my curfew. She threatened to spank me the next time I disobey her. Does my stepmother have the authority to spank me?
      I am 17 and am a father to a 2 month old little girl. I want to be responsible for my daughter so when I graduate I will get a job. How much of my paycheck should I give my daughter for childsupport? I want it to be the right amount she is entitled to and nothing less.
      If my foster mom placed a restraining order against my ex-boyfriend, but I no longer live with her and she is no longer my legal guardian, is the restraining order still in effect?
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