Oklahoma City, OK asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Oklahoma

Q: My girlfriend owed $2,400 in rent plus court cost. Landlord offered her 500 to see naked. But he touched her. Paid $1000

She didn't welcome the touch. He then pushed her on the bed and tried to preform oral sex on her. She pushed him away. He then gave her a surprising $1000 instead of the $500. She was facing eviction that same day and it was dismissed. He again contacted her the next day telling her to come to his apartment complex. She did not meet him the second time. She felt she had no other choice for her and her kids the first time. She is still shaken up. This happened Feb 7th 2023. They did not have sex. He gave her cash because taking it off the rent would raise flags. He has over 100 properties.

1 Lawyer Answer

A: There is a fine line between “transactional sex” and prostitution. The landlord and your girlfriend may have crossed it.

I recommend that you ask your girlfriend move as soon as possible. If they did this once, they will likely do it again. You should not want her to go down that slippery slope.

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