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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get in trouble for sending 2 explicit pictures to an older woman I used to be involved with?

We were in the middle of having conversation about meeting up again and she asked me to be her date to a wedding when I sent the pictures. (The pictures were of myself) She sent one text the next day telling me to have a good morning and a great day. 2 hours later her daughter calls me saying she... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 18, 2020

Call a criminal attorney. They will charge you with revenge porn felony.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Utah on
Q: If a guy is 19 years old and dating a 17 year old can parent call cops and get guy in jail or anything

19 year old guy dating 17 year old girl, and hasn’t committed sexual intercourse can parent get cops involved and have 19 year old arrested and charged

Lane Wood
Lane Wood answered on Jan 15, 2020

Having dealt with similar cases before, I know that these situations can be difficult. I don't know if the 19 year old guy is doing anything particularly bad or if you simply don't want him around your daughter. Unfortunately, with the information provided, I do not believe that the situation you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment on
Q: Hi , kindly take note I noticed a lot of sexual misconduct in my places of work and on the road by corrupted officials.

Hi , kindly take note I was taught by Harvard and I noticed a lot of sexual misconduct in my school and on the road in Singapore.I noticed a lot of corruption by corrupted officials.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jan 14, 2020

Really? So what is your legal question?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Utah on
Q: Can I put a restraining order on someone who sexually harrassed my wife?

There is this co worker at her job who called her in a secluded room and try to unbutton her pants twice with out my wife's consent, to the point where my wife had to lie about being on her period. Two separate times.

Lane Wood
Lane Wood answered on Jan 4, 2020

I’m sorry to hear about what you and your wife are going through. I would recommend calling the police first. If the co-Worker is charged with a crime, the police can also implement a no contact order.

Additionally, your wife may have civil remedies available to her. She likely qualifies...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Sexual Harassment for Utah on
Q: Order to show cause?

I filed an order to show cause over a month ago and he never filed an answer. He does have an attorney and has since thw beginning. My court hearing is in 8 days and he just barely sent me a response today. In was just wondering if he's allowed to do that? Because in was told I had to file a... Read more »

Lane Wood
Lane Wood answered on Jan 3, 2020

I think that you may be confusing the time to respond to a Petition (likely for custody or divorce) and the time to respond to an order to show cause. The 21 days to respond applies to a Petition or complaint that is served upon you. On the other hand, an Order to Show cause has different... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: How long after sexual assault at the workplace do I have to file a claim or suit In the state of Texas?
Grant Gerleman
Grant Gerleman answered on Jan 1, 2020

The statute of limitations recently changed in Texas a few years ago so it depends on when the assault occurred and how old you were at the time. If it happened within the past few years, then the statute of limitations for tort claims involving sexual assault is 5 years for an adult and 15 years... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Libel & Slander and Sexual Harassment for Tennessee on
Q: My boss is aware that a customer sexually harasses his staff & doesnt care. Can I post that on fb w/ his name w/out gett

ing sued?

Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer answered on Dec 31, 2019

You should consult with an attorney who practices employment law in Tennessee prior to posting anything about your boss or his business on Facebook, even if you don't explicitly identify him or the company by name. Defamation laws are state-specific. An employment attorney will be able to help... Read more »

2 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.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Insurance Bad Faith, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: 3 of us are being sued into silence for posting a man's misognistyic words publicly online. What can we do?

3 women are being sued into silence for posting a man's misognistic conversation publicly online when he basically openly says its ok to sexually harass women instead of giving them promotions. He has filed a restraining order against them, even though they haven't publicly talked about it since... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Dec 25, 2019

Unfortunately this is not the place to solicit an attorney to work for you. You need to immediately locate and retain an attorney to defend yourself against these claims. Any delay in doing so might result in a default being taken against you and you will be prohibited from putting up a defense... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can a 15 year old male from the US date an 18 year old from Norway?

Would sexual relations be considered illegal, what about just dating? (Sexual relations assuming we met up at any point in either country)

William John Light
William John Light answered on Dec 24, 2019

Yes, it's illegal in the United States. In California, it's considered statutory rape. If you traveled outside of California for the purpose of engaging in sexual relations that would be illegal in California, that is also illegal.

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I am now 22. But when I was 16 my high school coach slept with me and I'm curious what my current options are.

He was with me from ages 16-20. It took me a long time to realize what happened wasnt ok. It might be too late. But I guess Im curious what my options are if there are any options.

William John Light
William John Light answered on Dec 19, 2019

It's not too late. Go to the police first. You are the victim of statutory rape. Contact a therapist or a crisis hotline to seek help without your feelings. You are within the statute of limitations for a civil claim against your coach and the high school. The high school can be liable for the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Oregon on
Q: what I step I have to take if my son of 14yrs old is kiss several times in different days in his mouth for 23 yrs old
Joanne Reisman
Joanne Reisman answered on Dec 18, 2019

Your statement doesn't makes sense. Please post again with proper grammar so that we know what your question is.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for New Hampshire on
Q: Do I have a case for sexual harassment at my place of work? Should I lawyer up?

In October a new manager was introduced to my store when the old one moved up. New Manager = NM. Old Manager = OM. NM was disliked from the start due to staring at young, female employees, disregard for personal space, and yelling at the staff. He’s also on thin ice for messing up payroll & other... Read more »

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur answered on Dec 16, 2019

Hopefully you kept the tape, or the OM will back up your claim. You should call Human Resources right away. You can file a sexual harassment claim with the Human Rights Commission online and they will perform an investigation. Good Luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Oregon on
Q: how can i find a lawyer to talk to about defamation in workplace, discrimination and harassment occurred within 7 mos

too many to list, but pertains to inaccurate fmla hours calculated, false notations and accusatory notes, ada accommodations after fmla exhausted, discrimination, 2 month delay plus in begining interactive process, continueal repeatitive documented denial of accommodation without undue hardship and... Read more »

Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer answered on Dec 12, 2019

You should consult an employment attorney related to potential violations of the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Defamation claims are state-law specific, subject to limitations imposed by rights contained in the First Amendment. You should narrow your focus to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for New York on
Q: If you get someone convicted of a crime, is it possible to get them out of jail later on even if they were guilty?
William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Dec 10, 2019

The short answer is yes. Usually, its a parent, sibling or partner that was assaulted and later presents themselves as a surety or just wants to resume contact. What you need to check to see if there are any court orders prohibiting the offender from contact. Sometimes those are stand alone court... Read more »

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.

We are glad to assist you. Contact...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Sexual Harassment for North Carolina on
Q: my niece is getting sexually abused by her stepdad how can get her back to my hometown in Texas. I did call CPS

called CPS and made a out cry allegation.

Adam Bull
Adam Bull answered on Nov 25, 2019

You did the right thing. They will do an investigation. You can request kinship placement but it takes time to complete a home study and coordinate between the states.. she may be in foster care during this process.

They have to consider placement with the other parent first. Where is her...
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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 Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Wyoming on
Q: Is $1.8 Million too much to ask for during a settlement for sex and disability discrimination?

Any thoughts would be helpful

Joseph Franklin Klatt
Joseph Franklin Klatt answered on Nov 20, 2019

I do not practice in your state, but I can talk generally about the valuation of damages. For simplicity's sake, you should assume you have two types of damages. First, you have your actual damages. How you were demonstrably injured. This can be in lost wages and opportunities, it can be in... Read more »

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