What are the possible charges for them, or me? I met them on an app called Wizz and they tricked me into thinking they were a 16 year old girl. I was trying to get a girlfriend or make friends. I had to send them $25 to buy time, what do I do now to prevent this information from getting leaked. I... Read more »
Used to use a dating app, matched with someone who wanted to text right away. Didn't think much of it, first thing they did was send a very pixelated lewd photo. Well couple hours later I get a call from someone claiming to be the father and saying the girl was actually 16. I never sent... Read more »
Communication has been expressly limited to TalkingParents.com between my ex husband and myself. I have the records available to me for evidence, and he uses TalkingParents for this communication. He takes every opportunity to call me many names, all which have to do with him implying that I have... Read more »
Sorry but if you currently have a lawyer, you should not be discussing your case specifics with other lawyers and definitely not online. I suggest you set a meeting with your public defender and address these concerns with him/her.
He has tried forcing himself on several employees while we are at work. He is generally intoxicated. There are several females involved and a few are willing to come forward. He was an ex-police officer. He has a lot of family in law enforcement.
You and others who have witnessed your boss' behavior should immediately report your boss's conduct in writing in accordance with your employer's policy for reporting such violations. If your employer does not have a policy, report the conduct to your boss' supervisor and to...Read more »
Yes, you will be required to register as a sex offender. If you have a prior conviction for an unlawful sexual offense you will be required to register for life. If you are convicted of the Class 1 Misdemeanor charge of Unlawful Sexual Contact 18-3-404, you can petition to de-register after 10...Read more »
A university professor was informed by admin that allegations of "inappropriate relations" were made by a student against the professor. Nothing of the sort ever happened and there is no evidence that would suggest that it did. According to the dept chair the student made verbal... Read more »
Under Dept. of Education regulations, all schools that receive a sexual harassment/assault claim, must investigate the allegation. Each institution has its own procedures related to who conducts the investigation and how it is conducted (read your employee manual for details). During the...Read more »
Every day I go to work, my boss always slaps my rear, motions like he is going to grab my breasts, rubs up against me, licks his lips like he is licking me in private areas, moans, whistles, and makes sexual comments. It makes me uncomfortable, I have asked him to stop and he keeps laughing and... Read more »
Contact a lawyer that handles employment law. Your boss' actions are inexcusable and you should not have to put up with his behavior. If you file suit, you are also protected against retaliation (i.e. firing or demotion). Talking to a lawyer will also allow you to follow any helpful actions...Read more »
As far as statutory rape goes, you are correct that at 17 inability to consent (due to age) is waived. With the 2 year age gap, there would also be additional safe harbor provisions related to statutory rape in Colorado.
Statutory rape is not the only issue. Parents have been known to...Read more »
At minimum, this would likely be harassment. Whether other criminal charges are a possibility is based on the facts of the case (i.e. the police and DA would need to review all the specifics). Contact your local police to report a crime.
This is a very fact-specific matter, but the general rule is that Colorado does NOT consider an intoxicated person capable of consenting to sex. This can occur whether or not the accused actively participated/encouraged/facilitated the intoxication of the victim or not.
The only evidence he has is an e-mail he sent to a therapist and a couple visits. Would this be enough to be the police to actively investigate? More importantly, would this be enough for the persecutors to move forward in the case? He's been through a lot (suicide attempt) and to have him be... Read more »
Only the police and DA can make a determination to proceed with charges/investigate or not. There is not enough information to make a determination. Even if there was enough information, a private attorney cannot force a prosecution/investigation.
Basically my manager is on the clock while he sits outside the store on a swing chair with multiple women. He is a married man and I just find this behavior very creepy and uncomfortable. He spends more time outside the store flirting with these women than actually working.
Sexual harassment is contingent on upon you receiving the harassment. That is, sexual harassment does not generally occur when others are harassed. There are a few common law holdovers that allow emotional distress to related parties (which is also contingent on physical harm to a related party),...Read more »
Contact a personal injury lawyer or a medical malpractice lawyer. The lawyer can review your physical injury and assess the actionably of the HIPPA violation. The attorney can also handle collection of the co-pay amounts that should be returned.
Civilian victim or rape by a military officer on military property. Defendant killed himself 3 weeks prior to trial so military is dismissing all charges. Can I ask the military to pay for my PTSD treatment and missed work?
You will need to contact an attorney directly to see if there is a possibility. The chances are likely remote. First there is the issue of sovereign immunity and second you would need to show how the base/military assisted or fascinated the crime.
My boyfriend was on a phone plan with his friend, and she and him got in a fight, so he gave her the phone back, in attempt to cut ties with her, and he forgot to log out of his facebook app and email app on the phone. she has now gone on the phone and changed both of those passwords so that he has... Read more »
Simply changing passwords is likely not illegal. If information contained is used to impersonate and individual, this may be illegal. Note, changing the passwords or generally "hacking" of accounts by an unauthorized third-party is a clear violation of both Facebook and every email...Read more »
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