Sexual Harassment Questions & Answers by State

Sexual Harassment Questions & Answers

Q: I was temp at a company for 4 yrs I reported sexually harassment I was fired twice EEOC is in negotions how much do ask

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Illinois on
Answered on Sep 18, 2017

An experienced lawyer would have to review the facts of your case to determine what an appropriate settlement amount may be. Contact an experienced employment attorney.
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Q: Can my ex-wife's attorney hire my two minor girls and still represent her in a new case involving the family?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Answered on Sep 18, 2017

It doesn't appear to be a conflict of interest, if that's what you are asking. He represents your ex, not you.
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Q: I purchase 4 used appliances and have only recieved 2 and told i had to pay more after i paid in full what can i do

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Sexual Harassment and Small Claims for Illinois on
Answered on Sep 14, 2017

Do you have a contract the for the sale of the appliances? If so, that will primarily govern the transaction. If you do not, organize all information relevant to this situation, including any and all communication with the seller, and consult with an attorney individually for a consultation to discuss the most suitable course of action moving forward.
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Q: My boss sexually assaulted me at a bar outside of work. Not saying I want to, but is that grounds for suing my company?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Utah on
Answered on Sep 13, 2017

I only practice criminal defense. You need to contact an employment law attorney.
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Q: Do I have a case

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for New York on
Answered on Sep 11, 2017

Report him to human resources? Ask them for suggestions?

If you belong to a union file a working conditions grievance?
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Q: Can a parent press charges on a 19yo boy if he has sex with their daughter (17yo) when the legal age of consent is 17?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Juvenile Law, Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for Colorado on
Answered on Sep 8, 2017

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 encourage their children to say that consent was not granted (even if it may have been at the time).

In other words, proceed at your own risk...
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Q: How do I file a Sexual Harassment case against my boss without losing my job?

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Colorado on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

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 that you can make to document this behavior (like video or audio recordings). You should be able to find an attorney in your area that offers free consultations.
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Q: Feeling very nervous

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Answered on Sep 6, 2017

More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal...
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Q: is it legal to date a 15 year old if I'm 18

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Sep 3, 2017

Although it is legal, you are asking for trouble. You obviously never heard of the term "jail bait". You can either date someone your own age or older or risk ruining your life in ways you cannot possibly imagine.
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Q: is it okay for my landlord to ask another prospective tenant if they were okay with my sexual orientation

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Sexual Harassment and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Sep 3, 2017

There may be an invasion of privacy here. However, imagine that your landlord didn't ask and put you in a room with a fundamentalist Christian or Muslim who believed in the biblical/koranic punishment of death. Would you then complain that the landlord didn't ask? Seems like a no win situation.
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Q: I am 17 and will be 18 in march of 18. my girlfriend's 14, then 15 in Nov. of 18. At any time can we have any form sex?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Michigan on
Answered on Aug 30, 2017

DO NOT DO IT! You trying to split hairs about ages and birth dates will get you clubbed over the head by the long arm of the law if you two do engage in sex while she is under age 16. You are about to be 18. But you don't need to wait until then to find yourself facing a real adult prison sentence.

The repeated reference to "you" is intentional because you are the only one in this scenario facing legal consequences. Keep that in mind as you two try to figure out the when and how's....
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Q: What should I do about a neighbor who is harassing me with electronic devices and calling me a Mexican prostitute?

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Aug 30, 2017

Call the police and report yourself as a 5150. You are a paranoid schizophrenic and are having delusions.
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Q: Can a man still be charged for statutory rape if he had sexual intercouse when the girl was a minor but she is now 18?

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for Oregon on
Answered on Aug 25, 2017

The simple answer is yes. Usually, A crime is committed when the act occurs not when the charges are brought. As a hypothetical, Say a person A takes a pack of gum from the grocery store jan 1. On feb 2 the store goes out of business and mar. 1 the state files charges against Person A. They filed charges within the period time allowed by law and it doesn't matter that the victim isn't a store anymore, its the owner trying to get back some gum money. The crime occurred at the time the act...
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Q: A friend of mine has accused a fellow student whom she was dating of sexual assault at her school.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Education Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for New York on
Answered on Aug 24, 2017

You should discuss this with a civil rights lawyer. Your question deals with harassment on school property and many facts that you should not post here should be analyzed such as public versus private school, what the school knew or should have known and details of the assault.

These are very complex. Sometimes they even rise to criminal charges. Speak with a civil rights litigation lawyer in your city. Contact the county bar association or look on NELA national employment lawyers...
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Q: Am I able to sue my employer if I'm a nanny for sexual harassment

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for New York on
Answered on Aug 18, 2017

Not as of 2015. 1 is enough. Please refer to:

https://dhr.ny.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/guidance-sexual-harassment-employers.pdf

Be very careful. Many employers are clever. It almost always benefits an employee to retain legal counsel. Smart, skilled employment lawyers do not start off by filing charges or lawsuits unless the 1 year statute of limitations is near. If you wait longer than 1 year it will be extremely challenging, maybe near impossible, to pursue a claim....
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Q: 15 year old accused of raping another minor, and it hasn't gone to court in 2 years, can it still after accused turns 18

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Ohio on
Answered on Aug 14, 2017

Yes, it can still go court. The parents' lawyer gave good advice.
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Q: What can i do if someone threatens to expose my private convos with a partner? Sexual convos

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for District of Columbia on
Answered on Aug 13, 2017

You may need to file for an injunction and an action for invasion of privacy and potentially other torts. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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Q: I work at a country club and was flashed genitals without my consent by a member. Can I file a harassment suit?

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Answered on Aug 13, 2017

It depends on the circumstances, e.g., did it occur in the dressing room or showers? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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Q: What can happen if a 16 year old gets pregnant from a 29 year old ?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Elder Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017

Sex with a minor is a crime in CA, as a minor cannot give legal consent. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce...
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Q: i am in ga. i recently left my employment at a restaurant do to sexual assault. i did not press charges because did not

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017

You need to speak to an expert in this field. Call A J Lakraj, for a FREE consultation.

404-214-0120

Tell him that Mr. William Head sent you to him.
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