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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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    Arrested (61 questions)
    How do I file a rule 32 petition?
    Rule 32 is an Arizona Rule of Criminal Procedure – part of the rules followed by Arizona Court... 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)

    how many people commit suicide fro being hurt and abused by a bully?

    Statistics are uncertain.  However, a number of researchers believe that individuals wh... more »

      

    Contracts (5 questions)
    I attended NAU for a year and my parents handled my finances. I received a letter in the mail just a few weeks ago stating that an attorney is attempting to collect 800 something dollars in debt. My parents say everything is paid and the person I talked to says they don't know what exactly it is -- but they would find out. I don't remember signing any contract and if I did, would it matter since I was 17 at the time?

    It does matter that you were only 17 at the time.  Under Arizona law, a minor cannot sign a ... more »

      

    Credit (4 questions)
    What is a credit report?

    A credit report is a summary of what debts you owe and a history of how promptly you have paid of... more »

      

    Curfew (44 questions)
    What is the curfew in Tucson, Arizona?
    In Tucson, Arizona curfew is 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for youth under the age of 16. For those between 16 a... more »

      

    Drinking (25 questions)
    My husband and i were drinking and driving in Tempe, Az. We were pulled over at a stop light by two officers and we both received a Minor in Posession as well as Open Container in a Motor Vehicle. What kind of fines are we looking at and will this affect our car insurance?

    To view the Arizona Laws for underage drinking, see more »

      

    Driving (187 questions)
    Can minors get pulled over solely for having super tinted windows? What is the legal limit for tinted windows?

    In Arizona, anyone can get pulled over for violating the law concerning the tinting of windows. A... more »

      

    Emancipation (67 questions)
    My mother is seriously crazy. I have tried my hardest to deal with it, but living with her is not an option. I could go live with my dad, but instead of putting stress on him, i'd like to just emancipate myself. He only has visitation rights... if i lived with him for 3 months and paid him rent and stuff would that be like living on my own? Or would they see that as living with a gaurdian? Please answer!!

    Liv... more »

      

    Family (219 questions)
    Could my mom take away something i bought with my own money and not give it back?
    What did you buy? It is technically yours, however, if you bought something that you are not old eno... more »

      

    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)
    What's the maximum size of a knife that you can carry to school?
    All public schools have rules that prohibit students from possessing weapons at school. A knife is c... more »

      

    Housing (17 questions)
    If I break a lease, what amount can I be sued for?

    You can probably be sued for:

    • All unpaid rent.
    • Any physical damage, including unus... more »

      

    Illegal Substances (91 questions)
    Does a cop have to show you what you blew on a breathalyzer test?
    In Arizona, an officer does not have to show you the results of the breath test at the scene. Howeve... more »

      

    Jury Duty (15 questions)
    what are the consequences of not attending jury duty?
    It is unlawful to ignore the summon to appear. If someone believes they can not serve as a juror the... more »

      

    Marriage (16 questions)
    Who is responsible for paying the bills?

    Both spouses have equal management and control over the community property, and have equal respon... more »

      

    New Laws (15 questions)
    Where do I apply to be emancipated in Arizona?
    Your request [petition] to be emancipated must be filed in the more »

      

    Other (378 questions)

    what are the requirements to become a Supreme Court Justice

    Supreme Court of the United States: There are no specific requirements in order to be appointed a... more »

      

    School (118 questions)

    Can I transfer to a out of state school without parental permission at the age of 17?

    Depending on ... more »

      

    Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31 questions)
    What are sexual crimes?

    Sexual crimes involve some sexua... more »

      

    Trouble (34 questions)
    Can I be charged with possession of stolen property if a actually bought it?
    You could be mistakenly charged for theft if you honestly had no idea that you possessed stolen prop... more »

      

    Vandalism and Property Damage (8 questions)

    Hey, my neighbors cause trouble and during Christmas, we had an inflatable igloo in our front yard. One night they came by and poked holes in it with their cigarettes. They also carved inappropriate language into the igloo. Now it doesn't blow up anymore. What should happen to them? What should happen (if anything) to us?

    Your question deals with property damage. If your neighbors  damaged your igloo (a form of y... more »

      

    Violence (87 questions)
    What would happen if you beat up someone?
    If you beat up someone, you most likely would be charged with aggravated assault. (ARS §13-1203 & §1... more »

      

    Voting (6 questions)
    I forgot to register. Can I just show up to vote anyway?
    No, you cannot vote unless you have properly registered and your name appears in both the general c... more »

      

    When You Turn 18 (107 questions)
    What is community property?

    In Arizona, all property acquired by either husband or wife during the marriage is the community ... more »

      

    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    1 hr before my scheduled time to work, my boss called to change my day to allow someone else to work so they could have a different day off. Can my boss legally change my schedule like that? Does he have to pay me for a minimum amount of time since I was already on my way to work that day?

    Yes, your boss can probably change your schedule. No, he does not have to pay you for a minimum a... more »

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