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    Arrested (7 Laws)
    FIGHTING AND ASSAULT

    An assault is committed any time a person knowingly causes physical injury to another person. It is also any time that someone may feel physically threatened or when someone touches someone else to provoke or insult them. (more »

      

    Bullying (1 Laws)
    BULLYING

    What is Bullying?

    Bullying consists of negative acts carried out repeatedly over time. There is an actual or perceived imbalance of power in a bullying situation that allows the bully to attack the less powerful. There ar... more »

      

    Curfew (1 Laws)
    CURFEW

    What is Curfew?

    Curfew is how late you can legally stay outside in a public place. The State of Arizona allows each city to set curfews, and they can be different from place to place. If you violate curfew you may be tick... more »

      

    Driving (9 Laws)
    DRIVING & ALCOHOL
    DRIVING & ALCOHOL

    If you are under 21 years of age and are in possession of an alcoholic substance, you can be found guilty of a class 1 more »

      

    Emancipation (1 Laws)
    Emancipation
    The Arizona Legislature passed a new law that goes into effect on August 12, 2005 that allows minors to be emancipated. The law can be found at A.R.S. ยงยง 12-2451 ... more »

      

    Family (3 Laws)
    INCORRIGIBLE
    Incorrigibility means the breaking of rules or laws that usually don’t apply to adults, behaving in a manner that that could endanger self or others, and refusing to obey the reasonable orders or directions of parents and guardians. Incorrigibl... more »

      

    Guns and Weapons (1 Laws)
    GUNS & WEAPONS

    Guns & Firearms:

    Laws are set to protect kids and adults when dangerous instruments are involved. This applies to driving a car as well as to possession of guns. In Arizona, the law states that kids under the a... more »

      

    Illegal Substances (8 Laws)
    DRIVING & ALCOHOL
    DRIVING & ALCOHOL

    If you are under 21 years of age and are in possession of an alcoholic substance, you can be found guilty of a class 1 more »

      

    New Laws (4 Laws)
    Juvenile Justice Reform

    Being a teen isn’t easy. You sometimes find yourself looking for ways to fit in or to impress your friends. You may even find yourself breaking the LAW just to be part of action. Before you do something you may regret, there is so... more »

      

    Other (3 Laws)
    SHOPLIFTING

    Shoplifting is more than just leaving a store with something you did not pay for. Shoplifting is also obtaining goods by charging the purchase price of an item to a fictitious person; paying less than the purchase price of the item by changing the... more »

      

    School (1 Laws)
    TRUANCY
    (not being in school when you are supposed to be)

    It is against the law for anyone between the ages of six and sixteen to not attend school. However, there are some exceptions through excused absences, home s... more »

      

    Trouble (8 Laws)
    SMOKING

    Smoking and Possessing Tobacco Products 

    Any person who knowingly sells or gives tobacco products to minors is guilty of a petty offense.  Any minor who has tobacco in his or her possession is guilty of an incorr... more »

      

    Violence (5 Laws)
    SCHOOL OFFENSES

    Trouble at School:  School Threats and Truancy

    “School Threats”

    Under Arizona Law (ARS 13-2911), there are very specific pen... more »

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