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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: is It illegal for a 17 year old female to date a 24 year old male in the state of Georgia?

I would believe it is not illegal to do so, due to the fact that the female over the age of legal consent in GA (16). The 17 year old turns 18 in 8 months( December 7th), and I would believe it to be okay since 17 is the age when Georgia technically can consider you an adult, because you can make... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Mar 19, 2020

You are considered an adult at age 18, not at age 17. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: How do I get a case where I am a victim of sexual abuse reviewed by us grand jury

How do I get my case before a Federal Court because my rights have been violated by Cherokee County Georgia juvenile courts and Defacs

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Dec 1, 2019

Your circumstances are unfortunate, and I want yo provide you with answers. However, more information is needed to provide you with an accurate answer. It is best to consult an attorney as soon as possible. You do not want statutes of limitations to run.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: I’m currently facing several legal litigations after a horrific nightmare... I was at a local bar & grill during hours.

It was later (still open) I was brutally assaulted physically & sexually... bar owners had law enforcement come to arrest me for trespass after I expressed what had just happened. I was forcefully drug down the steps & put into solitary confinement (my rape kit was postponed) they didn’t believe... Read more »

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Nov 23, 2019

You need to contact an attorney As Soon As Possible. You are entitled to a vigorous defense, and we are glad to assist you. Contact us today.

I wish you well.

-The Upshaw Law Firm, (770) 240-0922.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: What can I do about a situation that my lawyer did nothing to help me?
Robbie Levin
Robbie Levin answered on Jul 7, 2019

Hire a different lawyer.

www.LevinLawyerGa.com

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: What is the statue of limitation on revenge porn?
Brandon Alexander Thomas
Brandon Alexander Thomas answered on Jun 26, 2019

Revenge porn is a felony in Georgia under OCGA Section 16-11-90. Felonies have a 4 year statute of limitations, from the date the victim knew or should have known about the crime (the date you found out the porn was made public).

You may be able to sue for damages to your reputation. as...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: Hi. My friends step brother sexually assaulted and raped her when she was in 7th grade. The guy is 4-5 years older

She has just now come forward at the age of 22. He is already on the registry. What are the steps to report him and possibly get him convicted?

Ecleynne Mercy
Ecleynne Mercy answered on Apr 22, 2019

Call the District attorney office and report the crime.

O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2.1 sets out the statute of limitations for most sex offenses involving children under the age of 16.

For offenses committed between July 1, 1992 and June 30, 2012, if the alleged victim of the offenses of...
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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Internet Law for Georgia on
Q: I have a friend who wants to put a TPO on a guy who keeps harassing her through messages and calls.

Unfortunately they used to talk on a dating app where things got a little intimate and more than casual and she wasn’t thinking clearly and send him some pictures of herself. She’s concerned about the cops serving a TPO and him exposing her for the pictures. Keep in mind she’s 40 years old;... Read more »

David Edward Boyle
David Edward Boyle answered on Feb 15, 2019

If he publishes the photos he may face legal consequences under the revenge porn law. O.C.G.A. 16-11-90. It is a 1-5 year felony offense.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Health Care Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: I want to sue my ex-partner for giving me HSV std. Ex passed it to me and my 2-yr old son.

I have pictures of my son on his eye with the outbreak and I have proof of when I had my son we were clean (no std no infections nothing at all) jan/feb 2017. Started dating Ex partner may 2017. And starting haveing weird symptoms and went to get checked for a UTI infection and found out I had Hsv.... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 4, 2019

Contact a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn in your county--they give free consults.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Internet Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: Can I get justice for being groomed

Last year and I got into an argument with a guy online. He groomed me and commented on my photos. Stating how age was just a number and with a chest as big as mines it doesn't matter what my age is. Even make plans to meet me, that I backed out of. We swapped Snaps, and he blackmailed me for nudes.... Read more »

P. Justin Thrailkill
P. Justin Thrailkill answered on Dec 12, 2018

Report this to the police and let them handle it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: If your being accused of aggravated sexual battery but you can’t contact the viticm but the victim is constantly calling

Can you use that in the court??

Forrest Clinton Barbour
Forrest Clinton Barbour answered on Nov 12, 2018

Do you have a lawyer for this charge? You should get one now if you don't have one already. Tell your lawyer this information. He/she will best know how to use it as it relates to the particular facts of this case.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: Child (5) say his father's girlfriend made him touch her in another state is the child aloud to be around the accuser?

It happened in VA where the child is still considered to be a resident. The child lives in GA. A investigation was done in VA I haven't heard or gotten a report in almost a yr. But his father keeps trying to have his girlfriend around our child.

Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman answered on Sep 28, 2018

If the father keeps exposing the minor child to someone who has placed the child in danger, you should consider a modification action to address these issues.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: Husband confessed to touching sister as children in IL 28 years ago. In GA 20 years now. Can she still file against him?

Husband only admitted after begging me not to press charges on his sister's 15 yr old son for inappropriately touching our 6 yr old daughter. He is scared he will get prosecuted for what he did to his sister if I try to protect our daughter. His family doesn't know what he did to his sister. When... Read more »

David Edward Boyle
David Edward Boyle answered on Aug 29, 2018

You need to ask this question in Illinois. In Georgia the statute of limitations would have run out already and he could not be prosecuted.

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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: How long do I have to file a lawsuit after an EEOC complaint?

In 2015 I had a mediation with my then employer/boss for sexual harassment & retaliation. I was offered money in the mediation but didn’t take it because I wanted to file suit. How long do I have after such incident to file suit? The man I accused was recently fired for the same situation.

Charles Joseph
Charles Joseph answered on Aug 29, 2018

You should contact an experienced employment attorney. A lot of time has passed since the mediation, and it may be too late to file a claim.

Ordinarily, if an EEOC mediation is unsuccessful, the EEOC will begin an investigation into your case.

• The EEOC will give you a “Notice...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: What can I do, feel absolutely violated by this

The officer's room was slightly above mine. Constantly having screaming fits, through the walls to turn off my tv which was on low... on 5 or 7... to get out... b*tch get out, whore, slut, that's not your fiance (speaking of friends), filming my coming and going, when are you getting out of the... Read more »

David Edward Boyle
David Edward Boyle answered on Jul 1, 2018

Sounds like you moved away and that is the appropriate response if you live next to an asshole.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: What if somebody confesses to having had sexual intercourse with one while the individual was inebriated and asleep???

Also curious on the statue for such crime... How long do you have to tale legal action?

David Edward Boyle
David Edward Boyle answered on Jul 1, 2018

Sexual intercourse without consent is rape. The inability to consent because of intoxication can support rape charges. Rape has a rather lengthy statute of limitations and if the basis of the ID is from DNA then there is no statutue of limitations, otherwise the statute of limitations depends on... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: A friend of mine became sexual with a professor of hers. Will he be fired for using authority as a teacher over her?

She thinks she may have been manipulated, even though her actions were consensual. He paid her for work in an art studio outside of school time. She began to like him and she started cheating on her boyfriend. This might destroy her relationship; she and her boyfriend have been together for nearly... Read more »

David Edward Boyle
David Edward Boyle answered on Jul 1, 2018

The professor would not face any criminal charges for a consensual sexual act with a person over 16 years of age unless they are a high school teacher and the student is a student at the same school. Same rules do not apply to college aged individuals.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: I'm in need of others opinions in this situation?

I have a 5 year old daughter and am pregnant by my current boyfriend of the last two years. He put a camera in the bathroom at my mom's house. We have never had any issues and he has always treated my daughter as his own. I need some advice on what others would do? I want him in the delivery room... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Jun 9, 2018

I agree you need to talk to a therapist about this.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: My brother who is 13 and lives in Georgia got nude pictures from his girlfriend.

Her grandmother found out and called the school. Then after he got another one she talked to the police today and can choose to further the investigation. We are not sure what these charges could be or the conquences they could have on him and our family?

David Edward Boyle
David Edward Boyle answered on Jun 1, 2018

If his girlfriend is under the age of 18 than your brother is in possession of child porngraphy, if he shared the photo with anyone else than is he is distrbuting child pornography. If the any of the photos depict or the girlfriend informs the police that your brother engaged in sexual acts with... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Sexual Harassment, Divorce and Child Custody for Georgia on
Q: If i have a diagnosis of ptsd from emotional, sexual and verbal abuse from my “ex” husband, can it be used against him?

We are fighting for custody of our three year old that he hasn’t had anything to do with since birth, has a child abandonment charge and is mentally unstable. But I’m mostly curious how/if my diagnosis could play part in protecting my daughter from him getting custody?

Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman answered on Apr 3, 2018

The court will most be interested in his relationship with the child. However, if he has a history of abusive behavior, that may be considered in determining how he exercises parenting time.

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