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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Arizona on
Q: Does sexual abuse include a male making a minor strip naked?
Jerald Schreck
Jerald Schreck answered on Nov 3, 2020

The elements of the crime of Sexual Abuse in Arizona (A.R.S 13-1404), regarding minors, depends on the age of the particular minor. If the minor is fifteen or more years of age, then sexual abuse is committed when the accused, without consent engages in sexual contact with the minor. Sexual contact... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for Arizona on
Q: Pretended to being a criminal online

If someone pretended to be a criminal online and someone reported them, what could happen? This guy is an idiot and was using an app called "Whisper" and told people he was a rapist but never actually raped anyone, he was just getting off.. If he was reported, how much trouble could he... Read more »

Stewart Salwin
Stewart Salwin answered on Apr 23, 2020

As to the first part of your question: A general criminal law principle known as the corpus delicti rule provides that a confession, standing alone, isn’t enough for a conviction. The rule is designed to prevent wrongful convictions, and originates from the phenomenon of false confessions.... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Arizona on
Q: A teenager molested a child for three years straight 6 years ago, Is there hope to get justice for that now? Arizona.

The Child was 8 and the Teen was 13 when it began. The last time it happened was when the child was 11 and the Teen was 16. It happened 6yrs ago so the child is 17 now and the teen should be 22. The dude has a young daughter now and we’re so scared he might do something to her. We don’t know if... Read more »

Zachary Divelbiss
Zachary Divelbiss answered on Apr 16, 2020

If you are reporting a crime, you need to contact your local law enforcement agency.

Arizona felonies have a statute of limitations of seven years. However, certain crimes, such as this, may fall into a certain category where there is no statute of limitations. I will not go into further...
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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Sexual Harassment and Civil Rights for Arizona on
Q: A sexual assault happened to me in NY state over 5 years ago. However I currently live in Arizona. How do I report this.
Mike Branum
Mike Branum answered on Apr 2, 2020

Unless the crime committed against you meets the criteria to be considered a rape, the statute of limitations has run on your case and charges may not be filed. NY has increased the SoL on rape to 10 or 20 years but sexual assaults are still either 3 or 5 depending on whether the crime was... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Arizona on
Q: My father has been served an injunction of harassment from his neighbor that is completely made up. What type of law is?

Plaintiff and defendant are neighbors not in a relationship. the plaintiff is bullying my father who is 70 years old and under medical care. I'm afraid for his health.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on May 10, 2019

Arizona must have a statute (most states do) that allows anyone who feels threatened, harassed or otherwise treated badly by others--regardless of relationship--to go to court and seek a civil injunction against the person. Your father is advised to respond to the papers ASAP, and to advance his... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for Arizona on
Q: After filing a police report for sexual harassment will having a convo in person w/ accused be held against me in court?

I filed a police report against. a friend for sexual harassment and am waiting on DNA results to see if any evidence was left behind for that will be my only proof. I want to meet in person with the accused to figure out arrangements to get my property from his residence and ask questions about the... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 12, 2017

You would want a witness there but should not get into any argument. If the other person says something just say "I disagree " if you disagree, don't go off on them.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Arizona on
Q: Can a employer ask for a employee applicant to be women with large breasts and large behinds? Is this illegal under EEOC


Charles Joseph Stiegler
Charles Joseph Stiegler answered on Apr 25, 2017

Yes, this is illegal if the company employs 15 or more workers. Small companies, with less than 15 employees, are not subject to federal employment laws.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Arizona on
Q: If a injunction of harassment was filled against me, Can I ask for it to be dismissed
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jun 14, 2015

Read the paperwork that is part of the injunction package you were served with. It talking about asking for a hearing to fight the injunction.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Arizona on
Q: What is sexism?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 25, 2013

prejudice or discrimination based on sex; especially : discrimination against women

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