Teachers *  About LFK * LFK en Espanol * Search LFK:   
Arizona
LFK Home Speak Up! Stories Toons Laws Justice for All Law Docs Change It! Games Links
Search Questions
 Speak Up! Topics
  Arrested (61)
  Banking (5)
  Bullying (6)
  Contracts (5)
  Credit (4)
  Curfew (44)
  Drinking (25)
  Driving (187)
  Emancipation (67)
  Family (219)
  Guns and Weapons (23)
  Housing (17)
  Illegal Substances (91)
  Jury Duty (15)
  Marriage (16)
  New Laws (15)
  Other (378)
  School (118)
  Sexual Assault and Misconduct (31)
  Trouble (34)
  Vandalism and Property Damage (8)
  Violence (87)
  Voting (6)
  When You Turn 18 (107)
  Work and Employment (24)

Latest Questions
  • 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.

  • Search Dictionary

    Tell a friend about this page!
    Type a friend’s email address into the box below, then hit ‘send.

    Speak Up! - View Question #212


    printer friendly version

    Question: If I forge a parents signature, does that parent have any legal recourse or what could happen to me?

    Answer: Forgery is a serious crime. Even if you present the forged item to someone and that person looks at it and can tell it is forged and won't accept it, you are still responsible for the crime. This is a felony. The judge may give probation for a first time offense, but when you have a felony there is always the chance you can get jail time.


    Comments
    16 thru 20 of 25 comments     1   2   3  [ 4 ]  5    
    On 08/01/05
    Sean from AZ said:
    One of my friends, still a minor, recently got a ticket for excessive speeding. According to Title 8, Chapter 3, Article 1, 8-308, he claims as long as he gives reasonable cause as to why his parents cannot appear, he can go alone. Is this the case?
    On 07/08/05
    Amy from NY said:
    I think it depends on the situation for it to be a felony or not. If you needed to go to someone's house but forgot to get a signature and forged, that is kinda serious. But if you happened to have a practice chart and your parent(s) had to sign it and you forgot to practice that week and forged it instead of showing it to your parents, I don't think that should be a felony. I don't know if it is. None of my friends or me have had anything remotely like that.
    On 12/01/04
    jesse from OH said:
    No u can't go 2 jail 4 sining your dads sig.
    On 12/01/04
    Craig from OH said:
    I think it is a good law because if you forge a parents signature and get on the bus after school then the parent would not know where you are.
    On 05/10/04
    Natalie from IL said:
    I was never a bad kid, but one day i wanted to ride the bus home with a friend. At my school in order to ride the bus with a friend,you have to have a signed letter from your parents that says you can. Then you have to get it signed by the principal so the bus driver knows its okay. Anyways, we forged my moms signature and wrote a note. Then we took it to the office to get the principal to sighn it for us. Kids do it all the time so we thougth we wouldnt get caught. She looked at us and said, did you forge this? We finally admited to it, and we got detention! I still regret it today!
    16 thru 20 of 25 comments     1   2   3  [ 4 ]  5    



    Read more about the law and Other
    Related Stories
    Related Laws
    LFK Home   |   Speak Up!   |   Stories   |   Toons   |   Laws   |   Justice for All   |   Law Docs   |   Change It!   |   Games   |   Links
    Look at this: visit the website accutane support group you can find out more.
    Disclaimer: The information contained in this site is made available as a public service to the general public and is not intended to serve as legal advice. You should consult a trained legal professional for questions you may have about the laws affecting juveniles or any legal interpretations.

    Send Feedback regarding website content or to report bugs.
    Copyright © 1998 - 2019. Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education, All rights reserved

    Privacy Policy  |  Terms of use  |  Disclaimer  |  Contact Us