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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)
    If I got busted with weed what the worse that could happen?

    If you are prosecuted in juvenile court, you can be placed on probation or sent to the Departm... more »

      

    Banking (5 questions)
    Someone ripped my cards off... what now?
    Immediately report the loss or theft of a credit card to the bank or company that issued it. If it'... more »

      

    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)
    Do all contracts have to be in writing?

    No. However, in certain cases no court action can be brought unless the promise or agreement is i... 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 punishment for violating curfew in Oro Valley, Arizona?

    the Oro Valley town code states that An... more »

      

    Drinking (25 questions)

    I got a dui almost two years ago, the major pain about it is the 2 year suspension on my drivers license. I need a work and school permit so i can be able to get to school and work with out walking in this heat! any idea how i apply for it? oh and i got it in tempe, do i walk in and ask the court for it or is there some were on line i am able to apply for it?

    The wisest (and most reliable) course of action would be to simply call the more »

      

    Driving (187 questions)
    Is the mere possession of a fake ID (but not the use of one) a crime?
    Yes it is a crime to possess a fake ID. Using the fake I.D. is also a crime and getting caught using... more »

      

    Emancipation (67 questions)
    Is sex with an emancipated minor illegal?

    Under Arizona law (more »

      

    Family (219 questions)
    How can I be adopted by someone without my parents knowing? How can I get the legal rights of my parents taken away?

    In Arizona, your parents are legally respon... more »

      

    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)

    Is it legal to shoot a bb guns, airsoft guns, or paintball guns in a national forest in Arizona? I live in Pinetop and theres one right behind my town home only place nearby I can shoot. Could I get arrested for shooting in there?

    Yes, it is illegal to shoot any and all of those in the National Forest, they are policed and you... more »

      

    Housing (17 questions)
    My girlfriend is 16 years of age and I just turned 18. I wanted to know if her mom kicks her out could she live with me?
    If she becomes emancipated, there is no law against living together. However, if her parents fail to... more »

      

    Illegal Substances (91 questions)
    What is Marijuana?
    The term 'marijuana' refers to the leaves and flowering tops of the cannabis plant. Marijuana is a t... more »

      

    Jury Duty (15 questions)
    Why would a judge excuse some people - and not others?

    Judges have the right to excuse prospective jurors from serving on a particular jury for a variet... more »

      

    Marriage (16 questions)

    I am pregnant and i am planning to go thru a private adoption. the father of the baby is not in my life. my mom is in prison and im wondering what kind of rights i have like signing legal papers to the couple i am giving my baby to. please any info you have would be rad.

    The fact that you are a minor does not take away your rights as a parent to sign legal documents ... more »

      

    New Laws (15 questions)
    Even though I am only 17 I am graduating high school. Can I get emancipated when I graduate or do I have to wait til I'm 18?
    The Arizona Legislature passed a new law that goes into effect on August 12, 2005 that allows minors... more »

      

    Other (378 questions)
    If a defendant testifies that he didn't commit a crime and he is found guilty, has he committed perjury?
    In order to prove that the defendant committed perjury, the prosecutor would have to file new change... more »

      

    School (118 questions)
    Is it legal to be given only one 15 minute break at school? Class starts at 8 and ends at 3:30 P.M?
    Yes. Schools can set reasonable rules and regulations. There are no laws in Arizona that require sch... more »

      

    Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31 questions)

    What happens if a person under the age of consent rapes a person over the age of consent? (Ex: A 12 year old rapes an 18 year old.)

    The law does not recognize the possibility of a 12 year old raping an 18 year old or older adult.... more »

      

    Trouble (34 questions)

    What happens when someone dies before they are charged with a crime?

    If a person dies before they are charged with a crime then they cannot be charged with the crime.... more »

      

    Vandalism and Property Damage (8 questions)
    Do people ever get in trouble for graffiti?

    Yes. Graffiti is a form of Criminal Damage. (more »

      

    Violence (87 questions)
    I would like to know if a bee bee gun would be considered a firearm, deadly weapon, ect. I have been convicted of a felony and want to know if im allowed to have a bee bee gun and take it camping with me if i want to i have kids and they like to shot the bee bee gun but i carry it when were out and i would like to know if this is legal i carry it in a hoster when camping. IS this leagal???

    If you have a felony conviction, or if you are a juvenile offender, and your right to possess wea... more »

      

    Voting (6 questions)
    Where do I vote?
    You may vote at the polling place in the precinct in which you live. The county elections office es... more »

      

    When You Turn 18 (107 questions)
    Who can make a contract?

    You can. . . when you're 18 years old. And you'll find plenty of opportunities for such things a... more »

      

    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    is there anyway i can work when im 15?

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