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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)
    Under age drinking and indecent exposure what are the penalties and or fines
    Underage drinking is a class 1 misdemeanor. For adults, it can result in jail terms of up to 6 month... 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)

    There is a kid in our neighborhood that has assaulted my younger brother before. He keeps coming over and playing with other neighborhood kids including my brother. Today, he again pushed my brother down. Can my parents have him arrested for trespassing if he is on our property? If they can, how do they get the police involved?

    If you are in immediate threat of physical harm, call 911.

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    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)
    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 and what happens if I'm out past that time?
    Curfew times are different in every city. You need to check with your city offices to find out what ... 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)
    Is racial profiling a legal way for a cop to stop a person on the road?
    Racial profiling is not a legal way for the police to single out a person to make a traffic sto... 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)
    If my foster mom placed a restraining order against my ex-boyfriend, but I no longer live with her and she is no longer my legal guardian, is the restraining order still in effect?

    There are many types of restraining orders and a lot of factors that regulate them depending on w... more »

      

    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)
    Are brass knuckles legal in Arizona?

    Arizona has laws regulating the use and possession of deadly weapons defined as 'anything de... more »

      

    Housing (17 questions)
    I live in Phoenix and I live in a violent neighborood. I have been robbed two times and we called the cops. They took a while to get to my house.When they arrived, they checked all rooms and they used this black powder to search for fingerprints. They found foot prints outside the backyard. The problem is is that they couldn't find the people who robbed us. What could I do to change this problem?

    Assuming that you and your family have not been injured, legally there is no direct answer for yo... more »

      

    Illegal Substances (91 questions)
    Is it legal to order Tylenol 3 from Canada over the Internet?
    No. There has been a great deal of confusion caused by the Internet when it comes to certain types o... more »

      

    Jury Duty (15 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 »

      

    Marriage (16 questions)
    I was married at 16, divorced at 17 am I still considered a minor or am I emancipated?
    A minor who was married but is now divorced is still a minor unless a court declares the minor emanc... more »

      

    New Laws (15 questions)
    What if my parents don't want me to be emancipated?
    If your parents or guardian object the court may send all of you to mediation where you may work out... more »

      

    Other (378 questions)
    Will the State (the prosecutor) bring charges even if the victim does not wish to press charges?
    The short answer is yes. The decision whether or not to file charges against someone suspected of h... more »

      

    School (118 questions)
    For truancy can the juvenile court send you to lock-up if I haven't been in any kind of trouble before?
    Most laws related to behavior give courts a wide range of possible consequences for the offender. Th... more »

      

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

    Sexual crimes involve some sexua... more »

      

    Trouble (34 questions)
    If my boyfriend is over 18 can my Mom put a restraining order on him? Would that be in the Supreme court files, or public information? Does he have to be served personally or can it just be sent in the mail?

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    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)
    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 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)
    Do I have to get my own car insurance too?
    Yes, you must obtain a liability policy that provides at least $15,000 per person and $30,000 per a... more »

      

    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    What if your employer sexually harassed you in the work place or outside of work? Also askes you to try and get him illegal drugs?

    Employees are protected under both state and federal law against workplace sexual harassment. Fed... more »

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