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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 you get interviewed for a diversion program, what happens and what are some things you do in that program?

    It depends on the type of diversion program.  The following links give a description of juve... more »

      

    Banking (5 questions)
    So I can finally get my own bank account?
    Yes, and the choice of checking and savings accounts may be numerous. Learn the rules and restricti... more »

      

    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 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)

    can a minor be charge if he is out past curfew but is with people that are 18 or older but are not his guardians?

    Yes, a minor ... more »

      

    Drinking (25 questions)
    Can I be tried for a minor consumption offence (when I was 17) AFTER I turn 18?
    Whether you can be tried as an adult for an offense you committed when you were a minor depends on t... more »

      

    Driving (187 questions)
    In Arizona if a pedestrian is in the middle of a crosswalk and a green arrow appears at the end of the traffic signal (green, yellow, red), doesn't the left hand turn traffic (green arrow) have to yield to the pedestrian in the crosswalk? My husband and I were recently in this situation and the pedestrian was stuck in the middle of the crosswalk because the left turn arrow traffic would not let him finish clearing the crosswalk. My husband believed that he had the right away over the pedestrian because he had the left hand turn arrow. Thanks.
    If the pedestrian is in the crosswalk, the dirver should yield to the pedestrian giving him/her time... more »

      

    Emancipation (67 questions)
    The new emancipation law requires that the minor in question has proof of independant living for no less than 3 months. This being the case, would it be acceptable to have a parental entity sign on an apartment / housing unit? If so, the minor would merely be held respondsible for the billing records for at least a three month period, correct?

    When a minor applies or 'petitions' the court for emancipation, the court will look for... more »

      

    Family (219 questions)
    Can an abused person bring an action for personal injuries against the offending partner?
    Yes, but to do so, a civil action must be started. You should see an attorney to discuss the facts,... more »

      

    Guns and Weapons (23 questions)

    what can the law do to a 11 yr old if they take a weapon to school. is their a chance that the parent can also face some legal action

    See the LawForKids law section on more »

      

    Housing (17 questions)
    can you tell me how i can narrow my search to find a place to live if i have a felony

    Unfortunately, a felony conviction tends to make many things more difficult to obtain, including ... more »

      

    Illegal Substances (91 questions)
    What are the laws about smuggling Painkillers and Steroids into US from Mexico?
    The basic rule is that if it is illegal to possess in the U.S., its illegal to bring it into the cou... more »

      

    Jury Duty (15 questions)
    How do they decide who should be called to serve on a jury?
    A list of potential jurors is usually prepared from voter registration and driver’s license lists. ... more »

      

    Marriage (16 questions)
    Can I obtain a marriage liscence if I am a minor, without consent of my parents? And if I am female, could I marry another female?
    The answer to your question about getting married without parental consent can be found under lawfor... more »

      

    New Laws (15 questions)
    Does emancipation affect my driver’s license?
    Yes, once emancipated your driver’s license will Include the words “Emancipated Minor... more »

      

    Other (378 questions)
    What is the time frame of being prosecuted on felonies, juvenile courts?
    Generally, felonies must be filed or prosecuted within seven (7) years of being committed or reporte... more »

      

    School (118 questions)

    Is there anyway to get someone kicked out of a public school? like get people to sign a petition saying they want her kicked out of the school. anything???

    Public education is a fundamental right in this state.  That means, if you are going to take... more »

      

    Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31 questions)
    Could my father or mother stop me from dating my 19 year old boyfriend? Since we aren't having sex could they press any charges against him?
    If you are a minor (under 18 years old in Arizona) your parents have the right and duty to control y... more »

      

    Trouble (34 questions)
    If you are charged by police with a misdemeanor for petty theft (1st time offense, good student), is there a chance the judge will drop the charge?
    First of all, one should be clear on what judges can and cannot do. A judge will hear evidence and t... more »

      

    Vandalism and Property Damage (8 questions)

    Is it illegal to melt/deface pennies?

    The code governing this issue is as follows:

    Title 18 United... more »

      

    Violence (87 questions)
    how old do you got to be to buy and carry a pellet/bb gun in the state of arizona

    There appears to be no 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)
    Can an abused person press criminal charges against the offending partner?
    Yes. Domestic violence is a crime. If you are abused, immediately call the police or prosecuting a... more »

      

    Work and Employment (24 questions)
    Where can get a workers permit?

    You can apply for a worker's permit at the more »

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