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A formal accusation by the Arizona House of Representatives that a public official committed misconduct in office.


Refers to a juvenile who is unmanageable by parents or guardians. Incorrigible offenses include running away and truancy.


A formal, written accusation by a grand jury charging that a person or business committed a specific crime.

Initial Appearance

The first appearance in court by the defendant in a criminal case.

Injunctive relief

A court order to stop doing a particular act.


Inability or lack of means to pay debts.

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