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Question: My daughter is 25 years old and on supervised probation and living in my home. If she brings drugs into my house without my knowledge and the probation officer searches her/her room, can I be charged with something or can I lose my house?

Answer: The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly. According to A.R.S. § 13-3407, it is a crime to knowingly possess or use a dangerous drug, possess a dangerous drug for sale, manufacture a dangerous drug, or transport for sale a dangerous drug. An attorney can give an explanation of what it means to “knowingly possess” a dangerous drug. Visit www.AZLawHelp.org. In the window frame located on the right side of the page, look for the Find Free Legal Help section. Select the appropriate county and the search results will show a list of organizations that provide legal assistance. 

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  • My daughter is 25 years old and on supervised probation and living in my home. If she brings drugs into my house without my knowledge and the probation officer searches her/her room, can I be charged with something or can I lose my house?

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