East Greenwich, RI asked in Criminal Law for Rhode Island

Q: If I post explicit images of my ex online. What can they do legally to me?

If I choose to upload to some website online explicit pictures of an ex that was sent to me. What can they do? Legally? Neither the state I live in or the state they live in has passed the revenge porn law as of yet

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2 Lawyer Answers

S Joshua Macktaz

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Providence, RI
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: You can now be prosecuted for a felony for posting those pictures under a new RI law. I would strongly advise you NOT to do this. However, if you get arrested please call my office for a free consultation at 401.861.1155.

Neville Bedford agrees with this answer

Neville Bedford

  • East Providence, RI
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: NOT recommended.

In addition to criminal charges, you may also face civil suit.

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