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If there is no LLC operating agreement in place, the Arizona Limited Liability Company Act will supply "default" rules or provisions for your company (here is an article written by an Arizona Firm regarding these rules: http://cooklaw.co/blog/arizona-llc-operating-agreements)
The other member cannot "push you out" - he can petition the court to dissolve your LLC, but any actions to change locks, or otherwise force you out of the LLC will be both a breach of contract and a breach of fiduciary duty. You would be entitled to file a civil lawsuit for declaratory relief and monetary damages (both compensatory and punitive) for these actions. You could file a motion for injunctive relief to get immediate relief if he were to try to force you out of the business by changing locks or otherwise stopping you from engaging in the business.
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