Asked in Criminal Law, Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Alabama

Q: What can I do when a landlord asks for sex and touches me?

My landlord is an 82 year old gay male that ask me to let him perform oral sex on me. He also repeatedly touches me. I have told him I'm straight and to stop touching me countless times yet it still happens. What are my avenues to stop this other than moving as I'm in a bad spot and rent is cheap.

1 Lawyer Answer
William Vann Burkett
William Vann Burkett
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: Based on the facts that you are reporting, your landlord may be acting in violation of criminal statutes. Further, his conduct may give rise to several civil claims for assault, battery, or other torts. You should contact a local personal injury attorney to review your case and discuss your legal options which should include a discussion about reporting this conduct to the authorities.

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