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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for Virginia on
Q: Hi I'd like to know if this includes surveillance in shelters or supportive housing environments through securitas?

I find it extremely lewd and quite offensive still sleeping in my clothes.

F. Paul Maloof
F. Paul Maloof answered on Aug 6, 2020

I regret that I do not handle employment law cases. Sorry.

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1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Virginia on
Q: can i get in trouble for being 23 sending a 16 year old boy nude photos of myself unknowingly?

i was unaware the boy was 16 i was told he was 18 and i have never physically met this boy in real life just sent photos on the app snapchat i was just made aware he is 16 and i am 23 he saved all photos and videos and now using them as blackmail to sleep with me

Shemeka C Hankins
Shemeka C Hankins answered on Feb 7, 2020

Unfortunately there are many scams that are going around where people are doing this for either money or other kinds of issues. I would keep screen shots of everything and go to the police for extortion. Cut off contact, but do not change your number - just don't reply to anything they are... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Internet Law and Sexual Harassment for Virginia on
Q: My ex husband stole my iPhone and hacked my worked social media accounts (I am an entertainer at a Gentleman’s club)

My ex husband stole my iPhone (I let my 7 year old son borrow it for the day and it can only be used on WiFi) my ex husband and or his girlfriend hacked my work social media accounts. I changed my Instagram picture to a NUDE photo of me and put his phone number on my Instagram to try to get the... Read more »

Bryan J. Jones
Bryan J. Jones answered on Sep 18, 2019

You could file a civil lawsuit against him. If you'd like to do that, you should go to your local General District Court and tell them the situation and they will give you the paperwork to file the suit.

If he's stolen your phone, he could be charged with larceny. If he's...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Sexual Harassment and Personal Injury for Virginia on
Q: Can charges be pressed against 11 year old boy for sexual exploitation and molestation of a 5-6 year old and 7-8 yr old?

My husband and I found out my step kids his daughter and son (8 yr old girl & 6 yr old boy) were sexually molested by a 11 year old boy (their mothers family friend). This has gone on for 2 years under their mothers roof. She says she was unaware but she admitted that she caught the boy in bed... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 12, 2018

As far a suing anyone, if they don't have any money there's really nothing to sue them for. You need to protect your /your husband's kids and get the kids appropriate counselling.

Suggest you contact a childrens rights attorney in Virginia to see if there are any other options.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Sexual Harassment for Virginia on
Q: Can i refuse to take a lie detector test even after signing paperwork stating that i will?.

Im being investigated for a felony crime

Susan Fremit
Susan Fremit answered on Feb 4, 2018

It depends. If a condition of your probation for a sexual assault conviction is to comply with everything your probation officer requests and she/he requests that you take a lie detector test and you refuse, it could be a problem. In that case, you need to speak to the attorney who represented... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Virginia on
Q: I was sexually harassed at work. What can I do?

It was by multiple employees. I contacted my bosses and upper managment. No one would help. I was forced out of a job and income. This happened over a few months ago but due to emotional distress and my safety I could not do anything. Also when I tried I was given no options.

Jonathan C. Puth
Jonathan C. Puth answered on Dec 23, 2017

The best thing to do would be to discuss it with an experienced employment attorney. You may contact me at Other lawyers who regularly represent employees are listed at I recommend you act promptly to ensure that any possible legal claims are preserved, as... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Virginia on
Q: If you are 13 and rape someone that is 13 also can you be charged?

The state is Virginia, the actor is 13 and the "victim" is 13.

Gary D. Godman
Gary D. Godman answered on May 24, 2017

Absolutely, yes.

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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Virginia on
Q: Can you please tell me what sexual battery is? Code 18.2-677.4
Thomas H. Roberts Esq
Thomas H. Roberts Esq answered on Dec 10, 2014

First - § 18.2-517 is the end of Title 18.2.

§ 18.2-67.4 defines sexual battery. It is sexual abuse as defined by statute under conditions also described by statute. It reads as follows.

§ 18.2-67.4. Sexual battery

A. An accused is guilty of sexual battery if he...
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