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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I work at a hotel in paducah Kentucky. Our company was bought by another company. Our newly promoted GM showed me a

New GM showed me a bag with sexual toys and said I could have them and started playing with them, then brought some to work to give me, and gave me alcohol and led to other things. Is this sexual harassment? Also the new AGM gave me quite a few long hugs

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 28, 2022

Certainly could be, yes. You should contact a civil rights attorney near your to review the case.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: Can I run away at the age of 17 and will the police search for me and take me back home?

My father is emotionally abusive, my friends and my friends parents have heard and know of my situation and I want to run away but don’t know if I’ll be taken back to him by the police, I turn 17 in June and really don’t want to be here. He doesn’t accept me over the smallest things like... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 26, 2022

No. You should not run away. Yes. The police will bring you back. Make a report to CPS and let them investigate.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: If a female is sexually harassed by her boss at they’re place of work and it is a corporate company what can she do?
Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
answered on May 11, 2022

This individual should first make a written report of the instances of harassment to the company's HR department. If corrective action is not taken after this, this individual can next file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: If I tried to complain to boss about harassment in the work place more than one time and was fired. Can I sue ?

I complained to my boss about harassment and people keeping from doing my job in correct and timely manner. also sexual assault happening in the work place. He set up a date for me to walk in that was March 25 at 8:30am and as soon as I walked in he already found a different way of firing me and... Read more »

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
answered on Mar 30, 2022

You may have a claim for retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, but this will depend on what you told your boss in your complaint. Your complaint must be "protected" under the law, meaning your complaint of harassment must be based on your race, sex, age, disability, and/or... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I got terminated from my job Because of a conversation I had with another employee. They said they had audio recorded me

I did not give consent for them to audio record me and it isn’t posted at the workplace anywhere. Do I have grounds for suing ?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 3, 2022

No.

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is there a statute of limitations for a sexual crime commited as a minor in the state of Kentucky?

Crime occured 15 years ago, victim just disclosed the abuse. Abuse includes fondling on 2 occasions no additional sexual attempts.

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 8, 2021

Felony charges do not have a statute of limitations in Kentucky.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I've been a guest at budgtel Inn for 4 months.they are kicking me out without giving me a reasonable amount time.

I was a housekeeper but I was being sexually harassed by someone and when brought to the owners attention I was wrongfully fired and now I'm being kicked out can they just do that

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 23, 2021

You have two separate issues: 1) a possible sexual harassment case and 2) an eviction. Unless you have a lease on the space, they can ask you to leave anytime with reasonable notice.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I was abused as a child I'm now an adult how do I access those records

This was from 1981how do I find out what happened?

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Sep 3, 2021

Are you talking about Court records, police records or medical records? For Court records I will go to the county circuit court clerks office and they may be able to find the records or get you some case information.

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1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: If my girlfriend has an open cps case against her parents can they give their parental rights to my grandmother?

She is 16, I am 17, and my grandma has already talked to the social worker and said that would work, but her parents just now decided they would go through with it and I dont know if they will hold onto that. So if they do then how long would it take before my girlfriend lives with my grandma? If... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 18, 2021

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I have a female supervisor that keeps flirting, touching, and making comments, I think she's being more than nice.

I'm male and in my ninth week at a new job in a warehouse and within the first week my female boss and i started talking about how we both use to work at the same company at different times and how working at this new company was a refreshing and relaxed change and while we were talking, she... Read more »

Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
answered on Oct 14, 2020

You should first inform your supervisor that her behavior makes you uncomfortable and ask that she stop. If her behavior does not change, you should immediately follow your employer's policies regarding reporting sexual harassment. If your employer does not have a policy in place, then report... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: Can I report sexual harrasment against a 13yo boy for my 12yo daughter?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 4, 2020

Yes. You can take a juvenile complaint against him if you believe it is serious enough.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: I know where he works but have to file myself and don't know what to file to get some relief. What do I file?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 24, 2020

You have to file a petition for dissolution of marriage and have it served on him by certified mail restricted delivery, sheriff or special bailiff. Once that is done, you will have full access to the court.

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 Criminal Law, Sexual Harassment and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can i press charges aginst my 15 1/2 year old for sexuall assult of my 9 year old daughter we live in ky

Her story has been constant and the sexual assult has accrued more than once and is so detaled from the 9 year old victim

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 10, 2019

Yes. You need to take a juvenile petition against the 15 yo.

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
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 Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: my boss seems to be treating me differently after i reported a coworker to hr for sexual comments

a coworker (female) and myself (male) went to hr about another coworker (male) for making sexual comments and asked us questions as well. after hr started an investigation the confidentality was leaked to other employees. hr said they solved both cases and until recently i found out that it was... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 25, 2018

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: Can you get in legal trouble for messaging someone on facebook?

Hello. I met a woman at a coffee shop, and found her on facebook. I remembered her name. I asked, very politely, if she would be willing to talk more. I also found her e-mail from facebook, and sent her an e-mail as a lot of people don't check their facebook messages. I intentionally worded it... Read more »

Brendan Joseph McLeod
Brendan Joseph McLeod
answered on Mar 4, 2018

Of course. If I write "I am going to kill you," or "I am going to kill John Doe," this equates to terroristic threatening. Terroristic threatening can be delivered by anyone not the utterer. Another words someone else can read it and relay the message. It does not dilute the... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: Two loss prevention men grabbed my mother and dragged her through a store. Are they allowed to do this?

She was also injured. No females were around her.. I was informed that one female and one male are supposed to approach a woman who they think is shoplifting, is this true? Also, do loss prevention people have to have badges when approaching someone?

Adam Michael Russell
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Adam Michael Russell
answered on Jun 29, 2017

The answer is more complicated than you may think. The key question is whether loss prevention had probable cause to believe that a person has shoplifted. They may then detain that person in reasonable manner for a reasonable amount of time to make a reasonable investigation. See Kentucky Revised... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I am being sexually harrassed at work, i have went to managment and spoke with them and told them..nothing being done
Howard Berkson
Howard Berkson
answered on Oct 26, 2013

You can simply report the matter directly to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC is a federal agency charged with enforcing the federal law prohibiting sexual harassment. There may also be a state law and a state agency enforcing that law in Kentucky. If you don't... Read more »

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