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Question: can a 16 year old have his own checking account?

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The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly.
A minor is allowed to open his or her own checking or savings account under Arizona law (A.R.S. 6-234). However, banks have their own regulations which govern whether or not that specific institution allows minors to own accounts.

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