Arizona Education Law Questions & Answers

Q: I have no collection accounts on any of my credit reports but I'm considering filing for bankruptcy, is it right for me?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Education Law for Arizona on
Answered on Jan 25, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
You need to consult a local bankruptcy attorney. Many student accounts are federally insured and your debt may be non-dischargeable as most student loans are. You need a lawyer to delve into this deeper and determine whether your debt is dischargeable!

Q: was arrested and spent the night in jail, i saw the judge and she OR me. on my next court date when i showed up they co

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Education Law for Arizona on
Answered on Jun 12, 2018
Zachary Divelbiss' answer
Felonies have a seven year statute of limitation and misdemeanors have a one year statute of limitation. If you were charged with a misdemeanor and everything else you say is true, then you should strongly consider hiring an attorney to figure out all the details and fight to have your case dismissed. There are little exceptions that will allow them to charge you, such as if you left the state for a considerable amount of time or if you were homeless. Myself or many other attorneys offer free...

Q: Father kicked me out of the house and has important stuff, I'm 16. What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Education Law and Intellectual Property for Arizona on
Answered on May 1, 2018
Peter H. Westby's answer
You should speak with your mother and the two of you should consult with her lawyer. Her family law lawyer can assist you in recovering your belongings.

Q: what can be done if a school did not comply with IEP requirements. from prior school current and was out of compliance

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Arizona on
Answered on Feb 15, 2018
Lori E. Arons' answer
There is not enough information provided to answer the question. What can be done will depend on the full set of facts, and it is unclear what any of the facts are. As to "what can be done if a school did not comply with IEP requirements," the answer depends on what requirements the school failed to comply with. The "legal issue" the child is facing is not stated, nor is the accommodation that the school failed to provide. Unfortunately, this question invites more questions rather than...

Q: Is the school district part of the local Government?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Education Law and Public Benefits for Arizona on
Answered on Jan 29, 2018
Lori E. Arons' answer
The school district is considered a part of the local government. Public schools are funded by local taxes and are run by elected officials.

Q: Could my son and I stay until his high school graduation in May 2018?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Immigration Law for Arizona on
Answered on Oct 21, 2017
Hector E. Quiroga's answer
Your son can request of change of status from L2 to F-1. The school or the district should have information that could help with that. There is no provision for you to stay as a student, though you might be able change your status from L2 to B1/B2 (tourist).

Q: How can I get out of my school psychologist's contract with a school district in the middle of the school year?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Employment Law for Arizona on
Answered on Jan 13, 2016
Adam Studnicki's answer
Hard to advise on a contract without reading the agreement. Check with an employment lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer...

Q: My dog was dognapped three years ago and she is missing again the people that took her put up new flyers. Can I sue?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Communications Law, Education Law, Family Law and Public Benefits for Arizona on
Answered on Dec 19, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
If your dog was stolen, the passage of time doesn't change the fact it's your dog. There are deadlines for filing lawsuits, but sometimes exceptions apply.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and...

Q: We live in AZ. My daughter attends Desert Star Jr high school. Her art teacher is video taping their class. Sounds like

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Arizona on
Answered on Dec 19, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
More specifics are needed to answer. Talk to an education or school lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer to get legal...

Q: Is there a law in Arizona requiring school to reimburse families that have to drive their kids to school?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Arizona on
Answered on Nov 8, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
There aren’t many lawyers answering education law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and...

Q: what can i do if i feel that my high school lied to me about my high school credits?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Arizona on
Answered on Aug 9, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
More info is needed to answer. Talk to a local education lawyer about your rights and options.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage...

Q: Can colleges fake school rankings?

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law for Arizona on
Answered on Jul 18, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
It probably depends on how they do it, whether it would constitute false advertising.

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