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  • Is it illegal to download foreign items that is not licensed in United States?

  • 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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    Speak Up - Questions and Answers are grouped into key areas of the law. Follow the links below to see Q & As  in these topics:

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    Arrested (61 questions)
    What are the penalties for theft?
    Arizona law (Chapter 18 of Title 13 of the Arizona Revised Statutes 13-1801 through 13-1818) provide... more »

      

    Banking (5 questions)
    What are some things to consider before opening up a bank account?

    There are several things that you should consider before opening a bank account:

      

    Bullying (6 questions)
    as a younger child i was kinda popilar with a few kids in scghool but then again i was bullied. even though nobody ever handled my problems i learned 2 get over it until recently... lately ive become REALLY mean. would i be considered a bully and if i am could people press charges against me?
    Arizona has a new law that requires schools to have policies on bullying, harassment and intimidatio... 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)
    Does a bad credit history ever go away?
    That depends on the seriousness of past problems. The files may go back seven years or ten years fo... more »

      

    Curfew (44 questions)
    In Scottsdale can you be out past curfew with written consent from parents or do they always have to be with you?
    Scottsdale Curfew Law (all 7 days of the week):

    15 years and under-10:00 p.m. t... more »

      

    Drinking (25 questions)

    I am 18 years old and was at a party with 12 of my friends and alcohol was available. The cops came to the house and were denied entry at first and then we let them in and they told us to all go outside and wait. A cop asked me my name and then asked me

    You did not finish your question.  A couple of questions that may be related to your questio... more »

      

    Driving (187 questions)
    Can you get a ticket for driving too slow?
    Not specifically, but you can get a ticket for driving unsafe for current road conditions.  Thi... more »

      

    Emancipation (67 questions)

    i am 16 and im married can i rent a hotel/motel go out out of town

    This answer is based on Arizona law. A valid marriage of a minor emancipates the minor. This mean... more »

      

    Family (219 questions)
    Are parents allowed to lock children in their bedrooms? If so, what is the max amount of time allowed?
    Parents have the right and the duty of care, custody and control of their children. They may do what... more »

      

    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)
    How and where can I do my target practice?

    There are restrictions about where you can do that shooting, but be careful wherever you shoot a ... more »

      

    Housing (17 questions)
    You've got the keys, now what?

    Under the law, a tenant must comply with all health and safety obligations imposed upon a tenant ... more »

      

    Illegal Substances (91 questions)
    I was at a party that got raided by the cops "party patrol" and had a bac of .023 and that was my first Mip ever. I have a clean record and have not gotten in trouble since. Do I have any choices like community service, or AA meetings that I could attend so I do not get my license revoked?
    If you have not been in trouble before, and you weren't driving, there is a very good chance that yo... more »

      

    Jury Duty (15 questions)
    Once I have responded and appeared for jury service... what's next?
    Once you are in the jury assembly room, names are chosen at random from those who have appeared for ... more »

      

    Marriage (16 questions)
    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.

    The amount someone pays for child support is determined by a Court, and is different depending on... more »

      

    New Laws (15 questions)

    i live at home with my mother and stepfather. i am 16 and will be 17 in july i want to know what i have to do to get out of my house because im being verbaly abused by my stepfather. my mother doesnt defend me most of the time and i have a hard time not getting into an arguement with my stepfather. my real father, to me doesnt really have the abelitly to take care of me so i ask you for help, what do i have to do to get out of this situation?

    If you cannot solve your family situation through counseling, family talks, or spending time at a... more »

      

    Other (378 questions)
    What are the characteristics of prop 202?
    Proposition 202 on the Arizona ballot for the 2000 General Election covered the issue of growth mana... more »

      

    School (118 questions)
    If there is a student at school that is caught with drugs is the principal suposed to call the cops?

    Yes.  Under the Arizona Department of Education more »

      

    Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31 questions)
    Is it illegal to have sex with a goat.
    In the 2006 legislative session a bill was introduced and passed into law: Senate Bill 1160 outlaws ... more »

      

    Trouble (34 questions)
    What are the penalties for theft?
    Arizona law (Chapter 18 of Title 13 of the Arizona Revised Statutes 13-1801 through 13-1818) provide... more »

      

    Vandalism and Property Damage (8 questions)
    My mom had made a fence aroung our back yard. Kids keep on trespassing by climbing on our fence. They do this because they want to cross from the apartments on the other side of our backyard to the street in front of our house. Can we call the police if this occures again?

    Calling the police to report the trespasser(s) would be an appropriate response against a tr... more »

      

    Violence (87 questions)
    What punishment would I get for threatening to kill someone online?
    The whole issue of the law and the internet is so new and always expanding, but the internet is just... more »

      

    Voting (6 questions)
    Where do I go to register to vote?

    You register at your county‚Äôs elections department (more »

      

    When You Turn 18 (107 questions)
    If I'm called to serve, will I be part of a jury?
    Not necessarily. More people are notified to appear than will be needed because some requests to be... more »

      

    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    Do I have to give an answer to my boss to why I'm not coming into work that day/night? What Arizona laws do you have to back up your answer (if one is given) thanks,

    The laws pertaining to not coming to work are limited. It may be important to realize, though, th... more »

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