Is it possible for me, as a parent, to be charged if my teen violated the Phoenix curfew laws?

Yes. According to Phoenix curfew law, the parent or guardian of a teen can be charged with a Phoenix curfew violation if the adult allows the teen to "be, remain or loiter in, about or upon any place in the City away from the dwelling house or usual place of abode of said juvenile" without adult supervision.

As a parent, it is important to understand curfew laws in Arizona and talk to your teen about both the law and your expectations. In Phoenix, minors aged 15 or younger need to be in by 10 p.m., and minors older than 15 should be in by midnight. The curfew ends at 5 a.m. These hours are in effect seven days a week, and they are the same during the summer and the school year.

If your teen has been charged with a Phoenix curfew violation, give our Arizona juvenile defense lawyers a call at 888-929-5292 today to set up a FREE consultation. We also offer a FREE book for parents, Arizona Criminal Law - What You Must Know.