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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Missouri on

Q: Can a cop ask you describe a sexual act between you and your boyfriend in detail

Was pulled over a Cop found a brand new boxFigure in in my vehicle it is not illegal in Missouri to possess fake urineThe cop accused me of using it to pass probation tests even though I had never provided a UA for my probation yet and when I told him it was for fetish purposes he asked me to... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 24, 2019

Yes

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Washington DC on

Q: Is saying you couldnt care less if some one was floating down a river a threat?

My ex was harrassing my via text messages and social media and i said i couldnt care less if he was floating down a river and now hes threating to sue

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 21, 2019

Let him sue.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment on

Q: I'm getting charged for uttering death threats to a guy that tried to bother me while I was drunk and visiting a friend.

I was only trying to protect myself. How can I get a chance to get myself out of this situation?

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 17, 2019

Retain vounsel. Without a complete understanding of the alleged facts and a thorough interview no conscientious opinion could br made. Especially because you did mot state the jurisdiction

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on

Q: Can my daughter report a sexual assault that happened 2 years ago and what would happen if she did?

2 years ago, my daughter, who was 14 at the time, was sexually assaulted by a classmate from school who was the same age as her. The guy threatened her not to tell.

Neil Pedersen answered on Aug 17, 2019

Yes, she can and should report this, even if two years later. It would be wise to call the police right away. The police will likely investigate the situation and prosecute the offender.

Additionally, it might be appropriate for you to locate and consult with a quality personal injury...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment on

Q: Can a person be charged after they have died for a sexual offence involving a minor in nsw?

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 16, 2019

Once a person dies only the ghost can be charged

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on

Q: I text pics to a ex employee and he text those same pics to a employee who was Afended, is there a case.

Sence the ex employee no longer works for the company, does he have credibility

Neil Pedersen answered on Aug 15, 2019

Your question is unclear. If you are asking if you have a case, the answer is likely no. If you are asking if the offended employee has a case against the ex-employee or you, more would need to be known but possibly. Of course, the nature of the pictures would be important to understand. A... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Education Law, Libel & Slander and Sexual Harassment for Louisiana on

Q: Can multiple students report an incident of hazing as a group?

We reported an incident of hazing and bullying as a group at my university. The school ignored the complaints until we demanded meetings with the deans about other issues, then we were finally permitted to report the hazing

Now, the school refuses to treat the victims as a collective group.... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 14, 2019

You can do whatever you want

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Washington on

Q: If someone is sending around sexually explicit pictures of my body without my consent, what can I do about that?

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 12, 2019

The first thing you should do is STOP giving people "sexually explicit pictures of your body."

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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on

Q: If a 16 year old plans on jumping or hitting a mid 30 year old man for revenge what will the consequence be?

The revenge part is because of sexual harrassment so

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 11, 2019

He or she could be arrested and charged with a crime. Depending on a number of circumstances, you could be facing a combination of some very serious penalties. And "sexual harrassment (sic)" is not a defense; don't do it.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for North Carolina on

Q: How young can a child be listed as a sexual offender? At what age can they be charged with sexual assault?

A 7 year old boy sexually assaulting his siblings. Dry hubbing his sister, putting his penis in his brothers face, masturbating in front of others. Can the mom "charge" him with assault at 7?

William Jaksa answered on Aug 8, 2019

No. A 7-year-old is too young to be held criminally responsible, but to young to be taught proper behaviour and/or examined by a doctor. There are other issues at play there. The best thing that can happen is the child is assessed. Fortunately, these behaviours when caught at a young age can be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for New York on

Q: A coworker had contacted me over a documented server and relayed a very graphic sexual experience. Sexual harassment?

Im new to my workplace and a coworker IM’d “hello. I just like to get to know all of the new workers.” We exchanged back and fourth about our school and work histories but he asked abruptly “what’s the dirtiest thing you’ve done? Not PG.” And I said nothing. He then proceeded to say... Read more »

William Jaksa answered on Aug 8, 2019

Difficult to fully and properly answer, context is everything, but briefly, sexual harassment can include: Unwelcome sexual advances; Offensive remarks about a person’s gender; Requests for sexual favours; Physical intimidation. It all depends on the context the remarks are made and if they... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Arkansas on

Q: Is a male officer allowed to put his hand in the pocket of a female suspect during a search?

James E Hensley Jr answered on Aug 8, 2019

Typically the answer is yes. He should exercise care though. Most officers will have another officer - preferably a female officer present.

The only reason an officer should be placing his hand in anyone's pocket is to check for weapons. There is a lot of case law dealing with this...
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1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Iowa on

Q: Is it illegal for an adult to discuss sexual topics with a minor. (Not about doing things. Just the topic its self)

Like say an adult were to discuss a kink for example with a 17 year old. Just a simple topic or discussion. There is no hint of actually wanting to preform such acts one said 17 year old.

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 8, 2019

IMO you should forget trying to find out if you can "discuss sexual topics with a minor." Why? Because you are treading into a very dangerous area where most intelligent adults on this side of prison bars do not intentionally go.

4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Gov & Administrative Law, Sexual Harassment and Identity Theft for California on

Q: I have a card debt with $35,000 used with me and my boyfriend. he didn't have a social so I let him use and pay me back

But apparently, he did not. He just keep talking he will pay me back, he will work hard, but nothing paid back. I let him use my credit card for daily life, but he used for sports betting without my consent. He kept promised me he won't do it again but it is still happening and he even do cocaine.... Read more »

Peter Maurice Lively answered on Aug 7, 2019

I'm sorry for your circumstances which sound stressful and frustrating, you are certainly not alone.

You could spend a lot of time energy and money obtaining a judgment and trying to collect the judgment from someone without succeeding.

You might be eligible for a bankruptcy...
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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 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 Sexual Harassment for Minnesota on

Q: My 11yr old son sexually touched my 5yr old niece he is going to have court and I don’t know what to do.

I understand he did wrong but he is only a child too and I’m scared of what the court decides. I feel like I need a lawyer maybe?

Lucas Wynne answered on Aug 7, 2019

Juvenile delinquency proceedings in Minnesota are similar but different from adult criminal proceedings. The basic procedure (discovery, plea bargaining, trial, etc.) apply, but younger juveniles often have better opportunities for rehabilitation and to avoid future problems. But to get a fair... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on

Q: If I’m a victim of procuring for prostitution and a minor what do I do

Police have been notified but no steps are being taken currently

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 6, 2019

What does "victim of procuring for prostitution" mean? Are you the prostitute? Are you the person trying to purchase a prostitute's valuable time? Are you a minor? Is the prostitute a minor?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for Illinois on

Q: IL.Would I prevail in a suit against a landlord who employed his criminal relative who sexually harassed me?

The individual began working as a handyman at my former townhouse complex 1.5 years after I moved in, and began stalking and sending me inappropriate text messages, which I reported to the management. I later found out he was related to the owner and had prior arrests for assault and harassment... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 5, 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 cannot predict the outcome of your "what if" case.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Sexual Harassment on

Q: Wrong accident

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 29, 2019

Sorry, but this isn't a question.

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for California on

Q: Legal questions in regards to harassment, intentional misdirections to get me fired, and financial hardships & more.

Hello. So I made a list to help sum things up to allow future questioning if possible. Besides that, these are the main issues I’m curious as to what options I have to take action in perhaps a lawsuit of some sort. Hope to hear back.

1). Harassment by employee and supervisor.... Read more »

Neil Pedersen answered on Jul 26, 2019

You present many issues that need to be addressed. This question and answer site is not the place to address such diverse and complicated matters because for each issue far more would need to be known to give you competent answers. And this Q&A forum is not the place to ask an attorney to work... Read more »

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