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The Maricopa County Fair returns to the Arizona Exposition and State Fairgrounds in Phoenix from April 5 to April 7, 2024 and from April 11 to April 14.

The 2024 Maricopa County Fair Schedule

Here are the dates and hours for the fair:

  • Friday, April 5th: 11 am to midnight
  • Saturday, April 6th: 11 am to midnight
  • Sunday, April 7th: 11 am to 11 pm
  • Monday, April 8th: CLOSED
  • Tuesday, April 9th: CLOSED
  • Wednesday, April 10th: CLOSED
  • Thursday, April 11th: 11 am to 10 pm
  • Friday, April 12th: 10 am to midnight
  • Saturday, April 13th: 11 am to midnight
  • Sunday,

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Arizona has several different statutes of limitations that apply to different kinds of crimes and civil offenses. For our purposes here, we focus on the statute of limitations that applies to personal injury lawsuits.
Arizona statute of limitation laws give you two years to file a lawsuit for a personal injury, but they can be subject to variable situations that can affect how much time you actually have. If you have a claim for personal injury in Phoenix or elsewhere in Arizona, our attorneys at Stone Rose Law can help you understand how the relevant statute of limitations applies to
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A single harm-causing event can lead to the possible application of several kinds of laws that can apply directly or indirectly to the event itself.

Consider as an example a hot air balloon crash that happened in Eloy, Arizona, in January 2024. The incident, which took place about 65 miles south of Phoenix, led to the deaths of four of the five people in the balloon, with the fifth person being critically injured. 

As of this writing, the cause of the accident is unknown, and personnel from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board who are investigating
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If you have been injured in an accident, proving your case for trial or settlement is one thing. The other is to prove how much you have lost because of the accident so you can receive compensation for it, which is where our personal injury calculator and dedicated team of personal injury lawyers comes in. 
You have two years from the time of your accident resulting in personal injury to take action, so call us at (480) 498-8998 in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler, or anywhere else in Maricopa County to set up a no-cost consultation and receive the compensation you’re entitled
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On January 31st, 2023, the ATF published its new stabilizing brace rule into the federal register. Under this rule, previously law-abiding individuals who relied upon 10 years of ATF interpretations that support the legality of pistol braces became felons overnight.
However, the ATF provided a 120-day grace period where individuals affected by the rule can come into compliance with the law without fear of prosecution and without having to pay a $200 making tax. While the rule itself is fairly straightforward, misinformation abounds on the internet. Accordingly, we will update this page frequently with FAQs.
What is a stabilizing brace?
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Congress enacted the Gun Control Act as part of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968. Dealers, importers, and manufacturers were required to obtain a license and pay the licensing fee. The Secretary of the Treasury was given authority to issue licenses and prescribe regulations. Many provisions of the Act remain unchanged. Today, the Attorney General is responsible for licenses and regulations. But all dealers, importers, and manufacturers must obtain and maintain a Federal Firearms License (FFL). Certain states require an additional license for firearms businesses operating within its borders.
Who needs an FFL?
Anyone who “engages
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At Stone Rose Law, our expert firearms attorneys frequently get asked how to legally possess a short barreled rifle or short barreled shotgun. While the process is generally simple, misinformation abounds in this area of firearms law.
What is a Short-Barreled Rifle or Short-Barreled Shotgun?
A short-barreled rifle (“SBR”) is any firearm with a rifled barrel that has an overall length of less than 26 inches and/or a barrel length shorter than 16 inches, that is intended to be fired from the shoulder.
A short-barreled shotgun (“SBS”) is a shotgun – i.e., a shoulder-fired weapon that fires shotgun shells —
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At Stone Rose Law, our expert firearms attorneys frequently get asked how to legally possess a firearms suppressor, often called a “silencer.”
What is a firearms suppressor?
Firearms suppressors are regulated under the National Firearms Act of 1934, which defines a suppressor as any device designed or intended to muffle the report of a firearm discharge. Confusingly, the NFA and Gun Control Act categorizes suppressors as “firearms.”
These devices reduce the volume of a firearm discharge by rapidly cooling the gasses that are expelled after the firearm is discharged. With the proper ammunition and suppressor combination, shooting can be rendered
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The ATF issues 9 different types of Federal Firearms Licenses. In addition, an FFL may get a designation as a Special Occupational Taxpayer (SOT) to manufacture, import, and deal in items that fall under the National Firearms Act.
The 9 types of FFL licenses
A Type 1 FFL is a standard dealer in firearms, other than destructive devices.
A Type 2 FFL is a pawnbroker who does not deal in destructive devices.
A Type 3 FFL, also called a Curios and Relics license or C&R license, is for collectors of specific firearms.
A Type 06 FFL is a manufacturer of
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Every year, hundreds of victims of dog attacks get sent to emergency rooms for serious dog bite injuries. Each state has its own unique set of laws for dog bite injury claims to determine liability for these harmful incidents. Arizona has a strict liability dog bite law, meaning the owner of a dog that injures someone is typically responsible for paying for related damages.
Arizona’s Dog Bite Law
Arizona’s dog bite law is found in the Revised Statutes, Section 11-1025. This law states that the owner of a dog that bites another person is liable for damages suffered by
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Slip and fall accidents are a common cause of serious injuries and related personal injury cases in Arizona. If you or a loved one was recently injured in a slip and fall accident, it is important to have at least a basic understanding of how this type of case works. This can allow you to determine if and when you should take legal action.
What Is the Legal Theory Behind Slip and Fall Cases?
Negligence is the grounds for the majority of personal injury cases. Negligence refers to someone’s failure to exercise ordinary or reasonable care. If a person is
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If you or somebody you care about has been involved in a vehicle accident and is considering working with an attorney, the time to seek out free consultation is right now. Time is critical when it comes to investigating these incidents and handling negotiations with insurance carriers. Here, we want to discuss some of the steps involved in finding an attorney as well as what an attorney can do for you after an accident occurs.
Time Means Evidence and Negotiations
The immediate aftermath of a vehicle accident can be an incredibly confusing experience. There’s typically so much happening all at
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The process of personal injury law and litigation is designed to help individuals harmed by the negligence of others recover compensation for their losses. This process has also changed significantly over time. Even though the goal remains the same, new technologies have been introduced into the legal process that can help make a case stronger.
Just like the rest of the world rapidly advances with new technologies, the legal system has adapted too, albeit more slowly. At Stone Rose Law, we understand how important it is to stay abreast of the most current technology so that we can assist individuals
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Even though individuals hit the slopes for recreation and exercise, there are times when accidents occur. Any person who skis or snowboards regularly knows that there are risks, and one of those risks is colliding with other skiers or snowboarders. When another skier or snowboarder causes the collision and injuries, or if a person sustains an injury due to faulty ski resort equipment, victims deserve compensation. Here, we want to discuss how liability is determined after a skiing or snowboarding accident on the slopes.
Determining Fault Can Get Complicated
Fault after a skiing or snowboarding incident is challenging to determine,
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Information available from the Arizona Department of Transportation shows that there were nearly 3,000 total collisions involving large commercial trucks, many of which led to serious injuries and several fatalities. Here, we want to review some of the most common causes of truck accidents throughout the state of Arizona. These incidents have the potential to cause deadly consequences, particularly because these larger vehicles significantly outweigh smaller passenger vehicles.
Truck Driver Failures
The person most immediately aligned with the safe operation of larger commercial trucks is the driver. Regardless of anything that has gone wrong up until the point of that
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Vehicle accidents are devastating to residents and visitors in Arizona. They often lead to significant people and property damage expenses, and this inevitably impacts the entire economy of our area. It is crucial to examine the main factors that caused vehicle accidents in 2021. That year, there were more than 121,000 collisions reported across the state. Unfortunately, 1,180 individuals lost their lives as a result of these collisions, and more than 51,000 individuals sustained injuries.
Only by studying common causes of incidents can we, as drivers and responsible citizens, take the first steps toward enhancing roadway safety. 
First Harmful Events
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