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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Libel & Slander for New York on
Q: An ex-friend made an imputation of unchastity against me. I have multiple records of harassment. How do I proceed?

An ex-friend accused me of adultery with her husband who she separated from. I have multiple text messages, and Facebook admitting to her slandering me to others as well as 3rd party sources and friends informing me of what she's said. It's my word against hers; how do I prove that I am... Read more »

Michael Diederich Jr.
Michael Diederich Jr.
answered on Feb 6, 2023

I suggest you hire a lawyer to write a "cease and desist" letter to your ex-friend. The lawyer will likely inform your ex-friend that publishing defamatory statements would subject your ex-friend to liability regarding any and all damages suffered by you. And that falsely accusing... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I am 16 years old and I drugged up a 43 year old and raped him now I'm pregnant what do I do

I am 16 years old and I lied about my age to a 43 year old he picked me up one night and I drugged him and raped him now I'm pregnant and he doesn't know

William John Light
William John Light
answered on Feb 6, 2023

Sounds like homework.

If this is a real problem, you are facing criminal charges in the juvenile system. You are also facing CPS involvement once your child is born given your potential convictions for rape and distribution of narcotics. Sounds like you would also test positive, and your...
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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Oklahoma on
Q: I was terminated at my work place after 16 years of employment through them. The last 3 months I worked I started having

Health issues with swelling. Some of the swelling was in my gut. Let me add this I am a female and work with all men for these 16 years. My main supervisor started to notice my gut and proceeded to make pregnancy comments (even though he has known I was gay the entire time I worked there) He also... Read more »

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
answered on Jan 10, 2023

You should contact an Oklahoma employment attorney to discuss your situation in more detail. While more information is needed here, you should reach out regarding claims for disability discrimination and/or sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Family Law, Education Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can a principal tell a teacher that there spouse is banned from attending any public events?I can't be supportive spouse

I wrote an email to both super attendant and principal about my spouse and another teacher being unprofessional.The other teacher texted my spouse if I was still his lady while getting herself involved in matters that were not of her own.She also would text him pictures of her kids and tell him she... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Jan 9, 2023

Unfortunately you have no rights when it comes to how your wife is treated at work, and the employer may, if it wishes, exclude you from activities at the school or even exclude you from campus altogether.

If your wife has an issue she should report it to the principal or the district HR...
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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Intellectual Property, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: This guy I went on a couple of dates with hacked my phone and is sending me photos and screenshots of my conversations

Apparently he downloaded a Pegasus spyware software onto my phone. And now has access to ALL of my data and information. This is such a breach of privacy. I barely know this creep! What can I do?

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Jan 3, 2023

First, there are multiple online tutorials for removing the spyware. If that does not work seek help from a professional IT service.

Second, you can seek a restraining order against the person for harassment.

Third, you can sue them for invasion of privacy.

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4 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can a work claim for sexual assault and abusive conduct against small business employer be filed after two years?

As Im trying to assist and find help for my daughter here is a brief of what she experienced working.

While working a the shop/ office this employer started with verbal insults diminishing my work up to intimidating knowing my life situation.

His behavior continued and escalated... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Dec 23, 2022

What you report constitutes several possible legal claims.

The physical assaults can be a sexual or normal battery. The statute of limitations for that is usually 2 years.

The sexual harassment, which could also include sexual touching, has a requirement that you file an...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Sexual Harassment, Social Security and White Collar Crime for Texas on
Q: Ok so I find a RV at a storage yard, inside of the RV are the keys and the title. The previous owner is either dead or j
Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Dec 19, 2022

The owner of the storage yard has to contact the owner of the RV before anything be done with the RV

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for North Carolina on
Q: Is there a limit on time? What happens if reported outside of limitations?

I disclosed to a current employee at the high school I graduated from that a coach had sexual relations with me while I was black out drunk and was a 16 year old student at the school. I graduated in 2013 and was more so looking to have them be cautious/keep an eye out for behavior moving forward.... Read more »

Nick Benjamin
Nick Benjamin
answered on Dec 7, 2022

In NC, there is no statute of limitations for felonies.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft, Sexual Harassment and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: can i be convicted if i was basically bullied into it with no choice for fear of my saftey?

my roomates pimp made a scam in which i was told i had to cash these checks, they we or else and then they made threats, they took the $$ affter cashed. i am in court facing time right now. the couple was doing this toher people as well.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Nov 20, 2022

i strongly suggest you either retain an attorney or ask the court to appoint the public defender at your first appearance.

a good criminal lawyer will evaluate what evidence they have against you...............

however, If someone tells you to murder your next door neighbor, that...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Medical Malpractice and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: yes I had an endoscopy done and on my pre op exam the doctor made a comment before checking my prostate "now for the fun

I had a endoscopy done and on my pre opp exam the doctor made a comment to me "now for the fun part" as he proceeded to tell me to pull my knees to my chest and press out as he checked my prostate, He did not indicate he was going to do that other thatn tell ing "npw for the fun... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Nov 20, 2022

Change doctors, I dont think you have a lawsuit, You have a doctor with no common sense,

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Sexual Harassment and Small Claims for Ohio on
Q: In ohio the age of consent law is 16yd, if a 21+yd did anything sexual with the 16yd would it still be legal?

So I'm 23 matched with a girl on a dating app at first she said she was 23 we get off the app talked for a few days over the phone once said she was 16 then other time said she was 17 and 2 sexual was shared well a few hours ago "her father" called on the number we was texting on... Read more »

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
answered on Nov 17, 2022

This is most likely a scam aimed at trying to scare you into giving them money. That said, while the age of consent in Ohio is 16, an adult who engages in a sexual relationship with a minor is taking big legal risks. First, any pornographic images of the minor are highly illegal child pornography.... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Hello, I'm a driving instructor, yesterday I teach this girl how to drive. On the road, she sometimes drives dangerously

So I'll turn her steering wheel when she's driving dangerously, but in danger, I won’t be able to recognize where her hands at and when I turn the steering wheel I touched her hand at the same time. But that’s very quick because my intention is to keep both safe. She now says I’m... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Nov 14, 2022

What you have is a she-said, he-said situation. If an action was brought against you the issue will be whether you touched her inappropriately, or said things of a sexual nature. She will testify one way, you will testify another, and a jury will decide who is telling the truth. There is no... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Can I do anything against my old school for how they handled sexual assault?

A few years ago while in middle school (we were all about 13), a boy in my grade repeatedly assaulted me and about 13 others. We all decided to report about a year later.

We went to our administrative offices, and the next day a cop was brought in. We were asked basic questions.... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Nov 11, 2022

In Texas, given your age at the time of the conduct, the relevant definition of sexual assault is:

A person commits an offense if the person intentionally or knowingly:

(A) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of a child by any means;

(B) causes the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Sexual Harassment, Criminal Law and Child Support for California on
Q: at school 11y boy was punish by school, violation sexual harassment over a retaliation on bully second prior done t him

after communicating this to the office they still made him as he committed a sexual harassment act , he them explain that this boy gave him no choice and has been bully him, he try to talk to him but instead he escalated the situation to dropping his pats. as parent I feel that the school gas... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Oct 23, 2022

as a parent, we all want to protect our kids from Bully

the first thing is to try to deal with the school, or school board.

i assume he was told drop your pants or we will beat you up?

write out a detailed summary and send to the principal requesting a response within...
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2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Hello so my now boyfriend is getting threatened by his exes mom

Hello so my now boyfriend is getting threatened by his exes mom about he supposedly raped her while they were dating while they where having consensual relation she had said stop but he had not heard until she said is again louder now that they broke up she will break into his home at night and in... Read more »

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Oct 7, 2022

It sounds like time to keep records of everything and seek a civil harassment restraining order. For more information go to:

https://www.courts.ca.gov/1044.htm?rdeLocaleAttr=en#:~:text=A%20civil%20harassment%20restraining%20order,or%20seriously%20harassed%20you%2C%20and

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2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Is it legally "forced penetration" if the victim still has their undergarments on? Referring to Penal Code 289(A)(1)
William John Light
William John Light
answered on Oct 2, 2022

If there was penetration, no matter how slight, then yes.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I work at a hotel in paducah Kentucky. Our company was bought by another company. Our newly promoted GM showed me a

New GM showed me a bag with sexual toys and said I could have them and started playing with them, then brought some to work to give me, and gave me alcohol and led to other things. Is this sexual harassment? Also the new AGM gave me quite a few long hugs

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 28, 2022

Certainly could be, yes. You should contact a civil rights attorney near your to review the case.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: False allegations of sexual harassment during employment transition from consultant to city resulting in resignation.

After false allegations co worker whom I dated ended the relationship. After one day of employment the awkwardness of going through the investigation and false rumors. I resigned effective immediately. I was reinstated as a consultant however the city denied my return, the HR Director asked the co... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Sep 26, 2022

You have not asked a question.

I am sorry but there is nothing unlawful about your employer's conduct revealed in your post.

Good luck to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: Someone is blackmailing me after receiving pictures of my exposed body. How do I handle this if they are Underaged?

This person sent photos first. Then threatened to expose me unless I sent them money? They did send it to one person without my consent already.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Sep 21, 2022

By your opening admission, this is the bed that you made, so I doubt the Florida courts will get involved.

5 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: If past employees make a public statement about unsafe work conditions and sign it together could the employer sue us?

Issues with no breaks, injuries not being paid for, asking for injuries to be paid out of pocket instead of through workman's comp, removing fire alarms. Or is it safer to do an anonymous statement to avoid being sued. We just want to inform/protect future and current staff of the employers... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Sep 8, 2022

A far more effective way to deal with issues like this is to report the company to OSHA regarding workplace safety issues, and locate and consult with an employment law attorney about the wage and hour violations. Simply making some kind of public statement likely results in noting and opens you... Read more »

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