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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for New Jersey on
Q: Is there a Statute of limitations in NJ for sexual assault? Can I stay anonymous? This person was just publicized.

This happened at a place of employment.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 14, 2020

Yes a statute of limitations does exist both for the criminal charges and the civil charges. Speak with a lawyer if you have been assaulted you may be entitled to a large recovery for your injuries.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Alabama on
Q: I am a private caregiver that was hired by a elderly couple sons. At the beginning of my employment a year ago one of

Their sons was asking my coworkers if they thought that I was a crackhead and at the end of my employment. That same son made some sexual advances towards me. This caught me off guard, had me extremely nervous, uncomfortable and scared. Because of my fear of him and loosing my job, when he asked me... Read more »

Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson answered on Jul 8, 2020

Hi, there is a claim called "quid pro quo" sexual harassment. This occurs when a job benefit is directly tied to an employee submitting to unwelcome sexual advances. Based on what you stated above, it sounds like your continued employment was tied to you going on a date with the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: my Ex bf is accusing me of hacking into his computer and iPhone since we broke up. What do I do?

My ex and I broke up a month ago since then he’s confessed to cheating on me several times and confessed to injecting meth behind my back. He’s tried to get me back but I do not want any part of him. He is now accusing me of hacking into his computer and phone and saying he has proof from... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jul 8, 2020

Thanks for your post. IMO, the police are not likely to be very excited that your bf got his collection of nudes erased, unless he is a dealer in fine art. Being a self confessed meth injector kinda points the other way. And go over there "with clean lady parts"?? What does that mean?... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I am 17 and my boyfriend is 22 and we've never had sexual intercourse , only digital penetration , can he be charged ?

I'm in california , we've referred to the digital penetration as sex , I just wanted to know if that can still cause him to be charged with statutory rape , and if so is there anything that can lessen the consequences ?

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jul 4, 2020

Cal. Penal Code § 289 provides: "(h) Except as provided in Section 288, any person who participates in an act of sexual penetration with another person who is under 18 years of age shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison or in a county jail for a period of not more than one... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can a older mother get in trouble for wearing a see through nightgown and from her son's friend's Being Flirtatious

She would bend over directly and front of my friends so they can get a good view I guess When she's gane undressed or dressing in a Room the door be partially open she does have any curtains on Her bedroom windows so and it's a real low window directly by the carport

William John Light
William John Light answered on Jul 3, 2020

Depends on how old the son's friends are, how see through the nightgown is and what "being flirtatious" means.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Sexual Harassment for Indiana on
Q: My family dr wellness checkup asthma checkup nurse steps out he ask me disrobe sticks speculum inside me then his two

Fingers. He knew two years prior planned parenthood did paps since 13 yr. also I check at age 40 paps are done 3-5 yrs he knew I had one yr before so he intentionally sexual misconduct. I reported it to nurse on other side building 4 days later also MHS case manager and dr that had me report to... Read more »

James Avery
James Avery answered on Jun 27, 2020

A sexual assault which should be reported to the local police or Sheriff office. Send certified letter with all the details of they won’t take your statement. Get therapy through Victims Assistance if you can not afford it.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: I’ve had someone release a video of me for profit without my authorization. What should I do?

Private video posted on Twitter as a means to harass me as well as profit without my consent.

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jun 25, 2020

More information is needed before an accurate answer can be provided. You may benefit from contacting an attorney who can assess the details of your circumstances and provide you with a detailed response.

We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.

We wish you...
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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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2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I was sexually assaulted two years ago but I don't have any proof it happened. Can I be sued for defamation?

-I (female) was 23 and he was 25.

- I don't proof it happened and I worry that he may fight back with a slander claim.

-This was an isolated incident. It happened in Los Angeles.

*This was our second date being with this man and I was very drunk. We were driving in... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Jun 15, 2020

I am sorry this happened to you. Such an invasion of your personal space and body is not acceptable. However there are many reasons why raising it now, a couple of years later, might be problematic. As to your question, your exposure to a claim of slander would depend in large part on the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: I was sent to a minor emergency center to have my hand documented for an assault I filed against someone.

I believe I was sexually assaulted or handled I don’t know, I don’t what to do. Haven’t been right since. What do I do?

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Jun 15, 2020

Contact law enforcement if you were the victim of a crime.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Identity Theft, Sexual Harassment and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: I have a few people upstairs and a person down the road that's harrassing me. I believe they stole passwords to somethin

I hear them all over my house. Non stop harrassing me. Threatening me

Taking photos of me. They stole my Facebook password and changed it on me

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 12, 2020

What is your question!!!

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Sexual Harassment on
Q: My adult son-in-law was the victim of sexual imposition by my visa sponsor's CFO. Eligibility for U Visa?

My visa is currently sponsored by my employer. The CFO commited a crime against my son-in-law. This CFO is also our landlord (my son-in-law and my daughter live with me) and cuts my checks. However, I don't feel comfortable working for my current employer given that my son-in-law was... Read more »

Raul Jauregui
Raul Jauregui answered on Jun 12, 2020

You need a lawyer. Contact me directly if you'd like more information.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: what are the possible punishments for sexual assault from a minor?
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Jun 11, 2020

Sexual assault is both a crime and a civil wrong. The district attorney decides whether to pursue a criminal action or not, you get to him by reporting the crime to the police in a timely manner, so they can gather evidence.

For a civil wrong, you are entitled to recover damages, the same...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Sexual Harassment and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Allegation of Sexual Assault when accused was a minor and alleged victim was 18. Is the allegation still valid?


Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jun 5, 2020

more info needed.

don't discuss sensitive info like this on a public forum.

make an appt with a criminal lawyer in your area to check the court computer to learn of any filing....and status with DA..........though you may not want to wake a sleeping dog.

anyone can sue...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Libel & Slander and Sexual Harassment for Georgia on
Q: Can a person mention by name, the people she accuses of sexual abuse on a talk show?

A woman was sexually abused in prison, and the claim is legitimate, as reported by a reliable news source. Can she mention the accused by name, without actually accusing them again. In other words, she is telling her story. One of the accused perpetrators has a history of this type of behavior, but... Read more »

Priscilla T. Upshaw
Priscilla T. Upshaw answered on Jun 2, 2020

It depends. The concern would be defending a defamation claim. In the state of Georgia, slander may occur when a person falsely imputes a crime to a person, falsely claims the plaintiff has a communicable disorder/disease, or falsely says the plaintiff committed a “debasing act.” It is best to... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Sexual Harassment and Civil Litigation for Georgia on
Q: Sexual assault occurred a year ago; should I seek criminal or civil charges?

I was a victim of sexual assault about a year ago. I have struggled with this for a while, and now want to pursue legal action against the assailant. Should I pursue civil or criminal charges? And how involved would I personally have to be in either process (appearing in court, deposition,... Read more »

Sean McIlhinney
Sean McIlhinney answered on May 29, 2020

I am very sorry for your situation. This is an excellent question.

Many more details would need to be known in order to give you a complete evaluation and advise you in this situation.

I would advise that you contact an experienced attorney for a 1 hour consultation to address your...
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2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Tennessee on
Q: Attempted Sexual Harrassment

If A Parent Was Charged For Attempted Sexual Harrassment Towards Their Child, With The Childs Concent, Can The Parent Be Allowed Around That Child Once Of Age (Over 18)?

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on May 25, 2020

Yes but Incest is also a crime.

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Q: I quit job over harassment/illegal treatment is there a way to ask owner for severance w/o it being blackmail/extortion?

Been working at a place for over a decade. Many things have happened over that time, some addressed with management. Sexual harassment, threats of violence, refusal to pay overtime, sharing medical information with subordinates, firing other employees for refusing to work sick etc. The owner... Read more »

Jeremy R. Summerlin
Jeremy R. Summerlin answered on May 22, 2020

You should speak with an employment lawyer in your area. He or she can review your situation and provide some guidance on the strength of any legal claims you might have, which will aid you (or the lawyer) in making a demand for severance.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Tennessee on
Q: what do i do if an ex boyfriend is stalking me and putting notes on my car? i dont know how he knows where i live.

he follows me on social media from a lot of different accounts, texts and calls from a lot of numbers because i have all his stuff blocked and now left a note on my car while i was in my apartment with my family. i have never told him where i lived and i don’t know how he knows my address... Read more »

Paul E. Tennison
Paul E. Tennison answered on May 18, 2020

You may want to consider taking out an order of protection against him. Orders of protection are an order from a Judge that a person will not contact or come about whoever is designated as being protected under the order. These laws are primarily designed to offer protection to victims of domestic... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Education Law and Sexual Harassment for North Carolina on
Q: Can I make a case against my school for purposely messing up a sexual assault case?

I tried to report sexual assault incident at my former college. The police officers lied to me about several things and when I met with them for the last time they tired to blame me for being assaulted and them closing the case without giving me a way to submit evidence. When I tried to contact... Read more »

Kirk Angel
Kirk Angel answered on May 18, 2020

It is a complicated question to answer and will depend on exactly what happened. However, in general, colleges are liable for sexual assault pursuant to Title IX where they were aware of the harasser's likely conduct or did not take sufficient steps to address reports of sexual assault.

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