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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Sexual Harassment and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can i press charges aginst my 15 1/2 year old for sexuall assult of my 9 year old daughter we live in ky

Her story has been constant and the sexual assult has accrued more than once and is so detaled from the 9 year old victim

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 10, 2019

Yes. You need to take a juvenile petition against the 15 yo.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: don’t know where to turn

I am an assistant manager and have had ethics called on me because of a text message taken out of context and the sharing of a meme that someone found inappropriate. The accuser has turned in all proof that they have but the supervisor in charge of investigating the case is on vacation. I have not... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 7, 2019

Lawyers are very intelligent and highly trained professionals--but we are not soothsayers; nor do we do crystal balls. Therefore, I am constrained by a fundamental law of the universe and unable to opine on your current dilemma. All I can do is advise you never to lie to any employer about... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: my boss seems to be treating me differently after i reported a coworker to hr for sexual comments

a coworker (female) and myself (male) went to hr about another coworker (male) for making sexual comments and asked us questions as well. after hr started an investigation the confidentality was leaked to other employees. hr said they solved both cases and until recently i found out that it was... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 25, 2018

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: Can you get in legal trouble for messaging someone on facebook?

Hello. I met a woman at a coffee shop, and found her on facebook. I remembered her name. I asked, very politely, if she would be willing to talk more. I also found her e-mail from facebook, and sent her an e-mail as a lot of people don't check their facebook messages. I intentionally worded it very... Read more »

Brendan Joseph McLeod
Brendan Joseph McLeod answered on Mar 4, 2018

Of course. If I write "I am going to kill you," or "I am going to kill John Doe," this equates to terroristic threatening. Terroristic threatening can be delivered by anyone not the utterer. Another words someone else can read it and relay the message. It does not dilute the TT charge. If you... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: Two loss prevention men grabbed my mother and dragged her through a store. Are they allowed to do this?

She was also injured. No females were around her.. I was informed that one female and one male are supposed to approach a woman who they think is shoplifting, is this true? Also, do loss prevention people have to have badges when approaching someone?

Adam Michael Russell
Adam Michael Russell answered on Jun 29, 2017

The answer is more complicated than you may think. The key question is whether loss prevention had probable cause to believe that a person has shoplifted. They may then detain that person in reasonable manner for a reasonable amount of time to make a reasonable investigation. See Kentucky Revised... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I am being sexually harrassed at work, i have went to managment and spoke with them and told them..nothing being done
Howard Berkson
Howard Berkson answered on Oct 26, 2013

You can simply report the matter directly to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC is a federal agency charged with enforcing the federal law prohibiting sexual harassment. There may also be a state law and a state agency enforcing that law in Kentucky. If you don't find a... Read more »

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