Los Angeles, CA asked in Sexual Harassment for California

Q: What charges can I press against a person I used to live with, for harassment?

I have their numbered blocked and they will call my phone multiple times a day, to try to get my attention and try to make me hang out with them for sexual favors, even though I constantly say no, and to leave me alone. I have text messages showing that I'm constantly telling them to leave me alone but phone records show, they constantly call me, even on private.

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3 Lawyer Answers
William John Light
William John Light
Answered
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Get a restraining order.

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
Answered
  • Westminster, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If you really have them blocked, you would not be getting calls or texts. Have someone who knows how to do it actually block these calls and texts. If this guy then starts stalking you, call the police or get a restraining order.

William John Light agrees with this answer

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
Answered
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Both Mr. Light and Mr. Pedersen are correct. However, have you gone to the Police about this harassment. From what you say, this is beyond normal harassment, it has become stalking, which is a crime. The police can also assist the DA in obtaining a Criminal restraining order against him. What Mr. Light refers to is a Civil Restraining Order. It is better to have both.

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