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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Family Law, Education Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can a principal tell a teacher that there spouse is banned from attending any public events?I can't be supportive spouse

I wrote an email to both super attendant and principal about my spouse and another teacher being unprofessional.The other teacher texted my spouse if I was still his lady while getting herself involved in matters that were not of her own.She also would text him pictures of her kids and tell him she... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Jan 9, 2023

Unfortunately you have no rights when it comes to how your wife is treated at work, and the employer may, if it wishes, exclude you from activities at the school or even exclude you from campus altogether.

If your wife has an issue she should report it to the principal or the district HR...
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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Intellectual Property, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: This guy I went on a couple of dates with hacked my phone and is sending me photos and screenshots of my conversations

Apparently he downloaded a Pegasus spyware software onto my phone. And now has access to ALL of my data and information. This is such a breach of privacy. I barely know this creep! What can I do?

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Jan 3, 2023

First, there are multiple online tutorials for removing the spyware. If that does not work seek help from a professional IT service.

Second, you can seek a restraining order against the person for harassment.

Third, you can sue them for invasion of privacy.

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4 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can a work claim for sexual assault and abusive conduct against small business employer be filed after two years?

As Im trying to assist and find help for my daughter here is a brief of what she experienced working.

While working a the shop/ office this employer started with verbal insults diminishing my work up to intimidating knowing my life situation.

His behavior continued and escalated... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Dec 23, 2022

What you report constitutes several possible legal claims.

The physical assaults can be a sexual or normal battery. The statute of limitations for that is usually 2 years.

The sexual harassment, which could also include sexual touching, has a requirement that you file an...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft, Sexual Harassment and White Collar Crime for California on
Q: can i be convicted if i was basically bullied into it with no choice for fear of my saftey?

my roomates pimp made a scam in which i was told i had to cash these checks, they we or else and then they made threats, they took the $$ affter cashed. i am in court facing time right now. the couple was doing this toher people as well.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Nov 20, 2022

i strongly suggest you either retain an attorney or ask the court to appoint the public defender at your first appearance.

a good criminal lawyer will evaluate what evidence they have against you...............

however, If someone tells you to murder your next door neighbor, that...
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2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Hello, I'm a driving instructor, yesterday I teach this girl how to drive. On the road, she sometimes drives dangerously

So I'll turn her steering wheel when she's driving dangerously, but in danger, I won’t be able to recognize where her hands at and when I turn the steering wheel I touched her hand at the same time. But that’s very quick because my intention is to keep both safe. She now says I’m... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Nov 14, 2022

What you have is a she-said, he-said situation. If an action was brought against you the issue will be whether you touched her inappropriately, or said things of a sexual nature. She will testify one way, you will testify another, and a jury will decide who is telling the truth. There is no... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Sexual Harassment, Criminal Law and Child Support for California on
Q: at school 11y boy was punish by school, violation sexual harassment over a retaliation on bully second prior done t him

after communicating this to the office they still made him as he committed a sexual harassment act , he them explain that this boy gave him no choice and has been bully him, he try to talk to him but instead he escalated the situation to dropping his pats. as parent I feel that the school gas... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Oct 23, 2022

as a parent, we all want to protect our kids from Bully

the first thing is to try to deal with the school, or school board.

i assume he was told drop your pants or we will beat you up?

write out a detailed summary and send to the principal requesting a response within...
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2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Hello so my now boyfriend is getting threatened by his exes mom

Hello so my now boyfriend is getting threatened by his exes mom about he supposedly raped her while they were dating while they where having consensual relation she had said stop but he had not heard until she said is again louder now that they broke up she will break into his home at night and in... Read more »

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Oct 7, 2022

It sounds like time to keep records of everything and seek a civil harassment restraining order. For more information go to:

https://www.courts.ca.gov/1044.htm?rdeLocaleAttr=en#:~:text=A%20civil%20harassment%20restraining%20order,or%20seriously%20harassed%20you%2C%20and

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2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Is it legally "forced penetration" if the victim still has their undergarments on? Referring to Penal Code 289(A)(1)
William John Light
William John Light
answered on Oct 2, 2022

If there was penetration, no matter how slight, then yes.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: False allegations of sexual harassment during employment transition from consultant to city resulting in resignation.

After false allegations co worker whom I dated ended the relationship. After one day of employment the awkwardness of going through the investigation and false rumors. I resigned effective immediately. I was reinstated as a consultant however the city denied my return, the HR Director asked the co... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Sep 26, 2022

You have not asked a question.

I am sorry but there is nothing unlawful about your employer's conduct revealed in your post.

Good luck to you.

5 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: If past employees make a public statement about unsafe work conditions and sign it together could the employer sue us?

Issues with no breaks, injuries not being paid for, asking for injuries to be paid out of pocket instead of through workman's comp, removing fire alarms. Or is it safer to do an anonymous statement to avoid being sued. We just want to inform/protect future and current staff of the employers... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Sep 8, 2022

A far more effective way to deal with issues like this is to report the company to OSHA regarding workplace safety issues, and locate and consult with an employment law attorney about the wage and hour violations. Simply making some kind of public statement likely results in noting and opens you... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can I do anything? i was sexually harassed by my manger about 3 years ago

She told me i would remember her for the rest of my life, i had to go to the hospital a couple times for suicidal ideation,i still can't stop thinking of her, i was only 18 and she was 35 , i told her to leave me alone but when i said that she kept doing it, i didn't understand at the... Read more »

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Sep 8, 2022

You should immediately file an administrative complaint online with Department of Fair Employment and Housing against your manager and her employer based on sexual harassment, gender based discrimination and retaliation. You have only 3 years from the last act to file the administrative complaint... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I workout at a 24 hr fitness. Last week someone made a false claim and then spread rumors. Can I sue them?

I workout at a 24hr fitness in California. A manager approached me and wanted to talk to me. In his office, with a front desk employee listening he said a member that was a minor filed a report that I sexually harassed them. Also they accused me of taking photos or videos of them. I have no clue... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Aug 15, 2022

Unfortunately, this Q&A site is not a place where you can ask attorneys to work for you. No one here should respond to your post with an offer to do so.

If what you have described has occurred and you can prove it and if you can prove the statements made about you are false, then you...
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2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Sexual Harassment and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Privacy Rights & discrimination can I get a lawyer for that?

I fell down on a train and hurt my knee. I also been getting harassing behavior in the hospital & I'm being told my phone company is tracking & sharing my files on my device & doing unnecessary advertisements.

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Aug 10, 2022

You need to locate and consult with a personal injury attorney regarding the knee injury. That attorney should be able to assist you with any legal claim to be made against the train company, if one exists.

As to the harassing conduct in the hospital, far more would need to be known about...
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2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can I get a valid subpoena without law enforcement?

I get text harassments of personal nature from someone. Reporting to the police didn’t help since they document it and not doing anything. I can trace the number to a company that owns it and provides the app allowing their users to text. But the company requires a valid legal order in order for... Read more »

Adam T. Carralejo
Adam T. Carralejo
answered on Aug 5, 2022

You can only subpoena when there is a lawsuit, and even then there are additional barriers for a non-lawyer (you have to get the form approved by the court clerk).

Generally, sexual harassment is actionable from an employer, landlord, or someone else where it is difficult or impossible to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Okay I'm often hearing this neighbors interrupting with very negative things and mentions me and causeing me to lose tim

Yah like punks

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jul 12, 2022

more info is needed.

what is your question?

are you suggesting nasty neighbors? that is probably not a criminal or PI matter.

you can try to get a restraining order? Have you called the police? have you considered small claims?

whatever you do, you would have to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Can you be stopped and body scanned at q borser crossing in san diego from mexico
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jul 4, 2022

the correct answer is ...it depends.

a lawyer needs to know more info and have a clarification of what you are asking?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I'm straight. Can I sue my employer for sexual harassment by forcing me to read emails praising the LGBTQ community?

This infringes on my moral and religious beliefs and makes it impossible to feel loyalty for my employer.

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Jun 22, 2022

Far more would need to be known to answer your question. For instance if monitoring or reading emails is part of your job and you are not being singled out as part of an attempt to win you over to their way of thinking, it may not be harassment based on sexual preference or identity. On the other... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: I was at a casino yesterday and was wearing an outfit that was “showing too much” and they made me go change.

Their website says nothing about a dress code however and I was just wondering if that violates any laws. It made me feel like I was being heavily discriminated against.

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Jun 8, 2022

There is no law that places you into a legally protected class of people because you wore clothing that was determined to be offensive to an establishment's dress code. That means you have no legal claim for discrimination.

Good luck to you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Plaintiff in Employment Discrimination Case Seeks a “Tried and True” Atty to Revive My Case.

The case was dismissed with prejudice because prior attorney retaliated and dumped me and I got sick and could not make it to the first day of trial. I have the facts but I didn’t get permissive.

I need an attorney to help me with a CCP 473 motion and represent me at hearing. It is in... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on May 24, 2022

I am sorry but this site is not the place to solicit attorneys to work for you. It is a question and answer site only. You are going to have to locate and contact attorneys to see if they are interested in handling your matter. However it is highly unlikely you will find an attorney to take your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Sexual Harassment and Contracts for California on
Q: We’re beginning to explore options of filing a lawsuit for Hostile Work Environment against my wife Tawny in CA.

Need Advice and Attorney: We also need to explore options of filing a lawsuit for miss-classification for both of us. We're in the insurance industry, we're 1099 Independent Contractors but we're treated and controlled as employees. We currently live in CA, the main company is in... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on May 3, 2022

If you are looking for someone here to respond by saying they will look at your case, this Q&A site does not allow that. You will have to seek out and consult with attorneys to see if you have a meritorious claim. And you should do that because many people seriously misunderstand the concept... Read more »

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