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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: I am a minor and I almost harass someone, if that person proceeds in any way, what can I do?
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 12, 2020

First and foremost you have the right to remain silent...that means shut your mouth and stop talking and/or writing about what you did or almost did...find a lawyer and don’t talk to anyone but that lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: Pls give me advice. I was fired bci told on a amanger about breakin company policies in retaliation.amonth later

Sexually harrassed as she went amd told employees that she managed that she saw me at a clinic and i got abortion.along with her always touching me inappropriate

Kevin Sanderson
Kevin Sanderson answered on Oct 4, 2020

Please phone my office Monday afternoon at 941-444-1548. Thank you.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: I felt pressured into having a brief affair with a superior at work who is like family to the owner can I get severance?

She is a family friend of the owner. I sent an email to HR and asked if this was a fireable offense. I don't want to return to work unless she resigns. She has family that works there and they said I could try to get her to resign but that wouldn't work be cause the owner loves her like... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jul 28, 2020

If you feel you have been discriminated against because of your race, gender national origin or because have a disability, or feel you have been retaliated against for speaking out or asserting your legal rights in the workplace, you should contact the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR)... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: i’m 16 and my boyfriend is 21, if i were to get pregnant would he get arrested or go to jail? even if i give consent?
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jul 23, 2020

You cannot legally "give consent" until you are 18 or older. IMO, your boyfriend is messing around in a very dangerous situation, one which could end up with him going to jail.

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: I would like too know if a boyfriend of an owner we both work there but as I sat with the other worker I received a text

Saying to do a sexual act for money is this sexual harassment

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Jul 23, 2020

Yes absolutely. Discuss your case with counsel here in Florida.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: Do I have a case if a company rehires someone who sexually harassed me?

There was an shift leader who would repeatedly call me endearing names, attempt to hold my hand, hug me, and put me in random chokeholds. He eventually slapped me on the rear which was seen by cameras and another employee. I reported this to management(The GM and another shift leader. They assured... Read more »

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black answered on Jul 22, 2020

You may have a claim. Does the company have more than 15 employees? Discuss your case with counsel here in Florida about contingency fee representation which means you pay nothing unless you win.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Health Care Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: wife is 34 wks pregnant, due To sexual harassments from her doctor, we need a transfer of care but the dr refuse to give

We have been trying to get a transfer of care referral from her current doctor, he is refusing to give that To her. Because he thinks she is leaving him to a doctor that he referred her to go, to get our babys ultrasound. But in reality is because sexual harassment she suffered from him. What can i... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 17, 2020

Get all of your evidence together and find a lawyer who will write a letter to your insurance company and/or file a declaratory action in Court or simply find another doctor...

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Libel & Slander and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: I how a question for a lawyer please answer my questions please look in more information

can you fund out how a judge can make an attorney that I have gotten rid of twice can make that same attorney my legal advisor in the courtroom if I have any questions when I have stated in court that I do not want the public defenders office anywhere near my case in anyway and that I would like a... Read more »

Justin Gary Hausler
Justin Gary Hausler answered on May 4, 2020

You can request a Nelson Hearing to ask that the attorney be discharged. If the attorney is not successfully discharged, or you hire your own, the judge can allow the attorney to remain on the file as "stand by" counsel even if you decide to represent yourself. You are entitled to have an... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: If an owner of a company doesn't like an employee can he terminate me for reasons that have no proof to back it up
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Mar 2, 2020

Yes. Why? Because Florida is an “at will” state, which means employers are free to hire, transfer, promote, demote, suspend, reinstate, fire and rehire employees for any reason at any time, i.e., “at will.” The only thing employers cannot do is make any of these adverse employment decisions... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Internet Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: if you ask someone for a massage through snapchat and sent them money. then they say they are underage.

Is there any wrongdoing here if the 2 parties never met?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Feb 26, 2020

You could perhaps be charged with attempt.

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: Can a man use a women's fitting room or a woman use a men's fitting room?

I work for a department store as a fitting room attendant. I did not allow a woman to take her son (Who appeared to be about 12 years old; the shirts he was trying on were from the men's department.). I asked the woman to not take her son into the female fitting room. This is appropriate in my... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Dec 27, 2019

There is no statute or other law which would cover this situation. It would depend upon the policies of the store. Frankly, however, I don't see any problem with what the woman did, or she could have simply sent the son into the men's fitting room and asked him to come out with the shirt on.

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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: My brother forced me to expose my naked body infront of him while I was in my room. Can I press charges? What kind?

He has been aggressively trying to force himself through sacred boundaries for at least a week since it happened. About a week before he tried to argue with me while I was in the bathroom. While I was on my period and having diarrhea he aggressively be asked multiple times if he could wipe my ass... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Dec 27, 2019

Yes, it probably constitutes at least one crime. Report it it to the local police or the local States Attorney's Office.

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on
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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 18, 2019

It wasn't the law in Florida concerning sexual harassment.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Car Accidents and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: Is it illegal in Florida to post pictures of a 13 year old in a bikini
Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Oct 30, 2019

Your question begs the question of why you are asking. It may be legal, or it may not, depending on the circumstances.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: A minor at my job is involved with an adult and I know she sent sexually explicit images to him.

I want to report him, but I don’t want her to get in trouble.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Oct 21, 2019

Unless you want to make this situation much worse than it already is, the advice I have for to this situation is the same advice Ann Landers frequently gave in similar situations: MYOB (Means "mind your own business")

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: My son 15 years old was arrested for sexual assault on my 14 and 6 year old nieces. But with no proof he done it what
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Oct 19, 2019

If you are trying to ask what you can do to help your 15 year old son defend himself against an experienced state attorney getting ready to prosecute him the answer is easy: Hire a criminal defense lawyer--and an expert witness to try to help your son avoid being tried as an adult.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: Cyberstalking/Harassment Social Media

There has been a group of guys on social media who think it's fun and games to harass me constantly. I've tried blocking them on every platform before they find me, but they still do. I have proof of them making horrid memes of me, making a false account with explicit photos from a... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Oct 18, 2019

Report these crimes to your local police or the State Attorney's office.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: In my apartment complex, a maintenance worker called out “hello baby” to me and smirked. Is this a sexual harassment?

The worker was on duty and driving the company’s golf cart. As he drove by he turned completely around and leered at me.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Oct 14, 2019

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: Can my friend 20 year old be with a 15 year old legally? She lied about her age and said she was 18. Her dad found out.

The dad wants to press charges against my friend. She was completely okay with the relationship. And gave her consent. But she lied about being 15 and said she was 18. He didn’t know until the dad reaches out and said she was only 15 and is demanding to be paid $4200 for the damages the little... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 25, 2019

Tell your "friend" that he should break off all communication with his 15 year old girl friend before someone files a criminal charge against him. Claiming that the child "lied about her age" is not a defense against the crime of statutory rape in Florida. Tell your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: If a 16 year old plans on jumping or hitting a mid 30 year old man for revenge what will the consequence be?

The revenge part is because of sexual harrassment so

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 11, 2019

He or she could be arrested and charged with a crime. Depending on a number of circumstances, you could be facing a combination of some very serious penalties. And "sexual harrassment (sic)" is not a defense; don't do it.

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