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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 »

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Nebraska on
Q: In Nebraska, is it possible to get a re hearing for a harassment protection order or to expunge the order from public

In Nebraska, is it possible to get a re hearing for a harassment protection order or to expunge the order from public records after the time has passed? My ex filed one against me and submitted lots of manipulated evidence I was not prepared for This manipulated evidence had nothing to do with... Read more »

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Nov 18, 2019

You can appeal the granting of a harassment protection order just as you can appeal other final court orders. There are other potential motions to challenge a final court order, such as a motion to reconsider or a motion for a new trial depending on the specific facts of the case. Generally once... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: which skill did jamestown colonists learn that supported permanent settlement

which skill did jamestown colonists learn that supported permanent settlement

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 18, 2019

It wasn't the law in Florida concerning sexual harassment.

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2 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Is it illegal for an adult(or a 17 year old) to send a 14 year old nudes(without consent).
Nicholas John Saranto
Nicholas John Saranto answered on Nov 14, 2019

It’s against the law in California to possess, produce or distribute “obscene matter” depicting children younger than 18. This would be a violation of PC 311, the state’s child pornography law. In cases where both parties are under 18, state courts have been known to show some leniency.... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Probate and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Uncle in jail and has charge pending against him in Tx.He was on probation for sexual assault would he get 2-10 or 2-20

He is in federal prison right now and doesn’t have a lawyer and doesn’t know whether he will continue I’d probation he was on before he went to prison or if they will throw him in jail again for more time. He doesn’t know whether it will be 2-10 years or 2-20 because it was a sexual assault charge

Paul Looney
Paul Looney answered on Nov 12, 2019

He will finish his federal sentence. Then he will be sent via detainer to Texas, where he will sit in jail pending trial. His probation will be revoked, and depending on what type of probation he was on, if deferred then he can serve up to the maximum for the crime he committed. Sexual Assault is... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Ohio on
Q: I was placed on administrative leave because I asked for legal representation when talking to HR
Greg Mansell
Greg Mansell answered on Nov 6, 2019

You have a right to legal representation but not necessarily during your meetings with your company. Further analysis and information is needed to determine if this is violates public policy law.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Oregon on
Q: Today, sixteen years later, I found out I was molested and have written proof from the molester can I press charges
Vincent J. Bernabei
Vincent J. Bernabei answered on Nov 4, 2019

Oregon law allows allows a victim of child sexual abuse to bring a lawsuit at any time until the victim turns 40 years old or 5 years after the victim knew or should have known of the causal connection of the injury and the child abuse, whichever is later. You should contact an attorney as soon... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: What are my options as a tenant of a company which claims to find “suitable roommates” which are harassing me?

I rented a room w/ a company which advertises and states in their lease agreement to find “suitable roommates”. One of the roommates made advances of a romantic nature multiple times. I declined and showed disinterest each time. His behavior was unfriendly and a bit hostile, then became... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Nov 1, 2019

send a letter memorializing the situation and then consider small claims action against both?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Car Accidents and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: Is it illegal in Florida to post pictures of a 13 year old in a bikini
Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Oct 30, 2019

Your question begs the question of why you are asking. It may be legal, or it may not, depending on the circumstances.

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