Category Archives: Weird Laws

Weirdest Arizona Laws

In the 200+ years that Arizona has enjoyed statehood, it has seen exponential growth and changes. Lawmakers in a changing state have the arduous task of addressing the concerns of its citizens, and sometimes, laws can remain on the books long after the concerns have passed. Nevertheless, we have a bunch of strange laws still on the books in the Grand Canyon state. Here’s a look at some of them. Weird Arizona laws regarding plants and animals. While Arizona is … Read More

Annulment or Divorce? What’s Best for Me?

If your marriage is ending, there are some cases where an annulment may be a more appropriate option for dissolving the partnership. Like a divorce, an annulment is a civil court procedure that ends a marriage, but the difference is that an annulment treats the marriage as if it never existed. There are several reasons that an Arizona court will grant an annulment, including: One of the parties was married to someone else (bigamy). The parties are too closely related … Read More

Is “International Waters” a Real Thing?

The term has been popularized by action movies throughout the years. The common belief is that if you were to go into international waters, you could get away with any sort of illegal activity, because the waters extend beyond the jurisdiction of any country. In case you were planning a trip to the high seas, here’s some more info on the law and how it applies. Oceans, seas, and waters outside of national jurisdiction are often referred to as the … Read More

Arizona Laws You Won’t Believe Still Exist

While Arizona has been a hotbed for controversial legislation over the past several years, resulting in protests and heated debates, there are other laws that have stayed on the books for years that continue to exist, but luckily, not enforced. Here’s a look at some state and local laws in Arizona that (believe it or not) are still enforceable: Want to get rid of the cactus in your yard? You could face up to 25 years in prison for cutting … Read More