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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Medical Malpractice and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: yes I had an endoscopy done and on my pre op exam the doctor made a comment before checking my prostate "now for the fun

I had a endoscopy done and on my pre opp exam the doctor made a comment to me "now for the fun part" as he proceeded to tell me to pull my knees to my chest and press out as he checked my prostate, He did not indicate he was going to do that other thatn tell ing "npw for the fun... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Nov 20, 2022

Change doctors, I dont think you have a lawsuit, You have a doctor with no common sense,

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Can I do anything against my old school for how they handled sexual assault?

A few years ago while in middle school (we were all about 13), a boy in my grade repeatedly assaulted me and about 13 others. We all decided to report about a year later.

We went to our administrative offices, and the next day a cop was brought in. We were asked basic questions.... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Nov 11, 2022

In Texas, given your age at the time of the conduct, the relevant definition of sexual assault is:

A person commits an offense if the person intentionally or knowingly:

(A) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of a child by any means;

(B) causes the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: If I expose my boss/dad for cheating with a coworker and divorcing my mom, will it effect her outcome if he's fired?

My dad is my boss at work. He left my mother for one of our coworkers. She's half his age and has only been there six months. She's made sexual advances at me that I blow off. Well he fell for it. The day after he left my mother I arrived at work and he started bossing me on things to do... Read more »

Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Apr 10, 2022

I would find a new job and leave the drama behind. Your dad sounds like a jerk.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: What can happen if accused of sexual assault, both parties under age of 12. Accusing 12 years later?

2 cousins, one 6yr old and other 11yr old touched each other. 12 years later 6yr old (now 18 years old) is accusing 11yr old (now 23 years old) of sexual assault. What can happen?

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on Apr 6, 2022

There could be a criminal case because there is no longer any statute of limitations for the crime of sexual assault of a child. I suppose that technically either one of them could be charged with this crime because an 11-year-old can't consent to sex either and it is technically possible to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Can s1 like code compliance just go into yr property with only a search warrant and remove yr personal property ???
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 29, 2021

Personal property may not be removed without a search warrant. Personal property such as cars that have not been moved may violate local ordinances. They can be removed once the owner has received notice to remove, and there has either been a hearing or the person has not responded. If it was... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: What if the person did not commit the crime he is accused of
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on Aug 6, 2021

The person enters a plea of not guilty and demands a trial by jury. The person will only be convicted if the prosecutor can prove every element of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. The jury must be unanimous in their decision.

The better the attorney representing the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Should I take a long planned flight to Mexico from Houston if I just found out a warrant may be issued while i'm gone?

I have round trip tickets and plan on only being gone for 4 days (this is a vacation trip) and returning to Houston promptly.

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 22, 2021

I have had clients arrested on warrants in the Houston airport. The arrests created problems for both the client and their traveling companions. It would be wise to hire a local criminal defense attorney to clear the warrant before your trip.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: I received a sexually explicit video against my will and consent. What can I do to pursue the sender?

I was in a highly abusive relationship with a mentally unstable woman (wasn’t aware of her issues at the time).

One day she threatened to show me a video of her and a former sexual partner.

I refused and she caused a huge fight where she attempted to assault me, and we both ended... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on Apr 30, 2021

Just delete her messages and block her on all platforms. Trying to make a legal case out of something like that will only prolong your misery.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Consumed urine that someone had intentionally placed in a drink. What would be the charges?

A friend of mine has awful roommates that constantly harass her verbally, and recently physically. After returning to her school(Texas State University) with a few of her friends, they decided to celebrate by having some Fireball. After opening the bottle of liquor and not noticing the smell at... Read more »

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on Mar 9, 2021

1. Ewwww.

2. Unfortunately, there are unlikely to be any criminal consequences for the person who did this.

There is a relatively new crime named Indecent Assault that can be committed with urine, but it is a sex crime and only applies in situations where urine was used to gratify...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Confessed having sexual relations with 2 elderly women at last job nothing has happened and frud in car accidents

Confessed at 8pm central time what is happening in Oklahoma

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Feb 24, 2021

It's not clear that you have a question. However as it involves some serious issues, and this is a public site, I suggest you contact an attorney who handles criminal defense in the states where you are charged or where you have concerns and do not discuss these issues on any social media.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Mi esposa me acuso de abusar sexualmente de ella.la verdad es otra . Que me aconseja hacer?

Mi miedo es que no me den oportunidad de defenderme y le crean por ser mujer

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on Feb 11, 2021

Usted necesita un abogado de defensa criminal.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Harrassment from bosses and coworkers.

I have worked at the same place for just over 14 years. In that time I have had issues of what I feel is harrassment from coworkers and immediate supervisors. When I have gone to HR I was the one who ended up being disciplined. As a result I have had a bad attitude and getting in more trouble.... Read more »

Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson
answered on Nov 19, 2020

Hi, more information is needed to fully evaluate your situation. Generally, workplace "bullying" is not unlawful. To give rise to any sort of legal claim, the harassment you are experiencing would need to be sexual, or based on your race, gender, religion, or disability, etc. I would... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: How do I get identifying information on a case I found on this website? My boyfriend and his dad have the same name.

Also if I have case #’s for m boyfriend how do I get the specifics on the case? What happened and dialogue when case was tried?

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on Aug 12, 2020

Contact the clerk of the court where the case was filed. If it was a felony filed in District Court then you'll be contacting the District Clerk, it was filed as a Class A or Class B misdemeanor then check with the County Clerk. If it was a felony that was pled down to a misdemeanor it could... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: I was sent to a minor emergency center to have my hand documented for an assault I filed against someone.

I believe I was sexually assaulted or handled I don’t know, I don’t what to do. Haven’t been right since. What do I do?

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on Jun 15, 2020

Contact law enforcement if you were the victim of a crime.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: I'm 14 and my boyfriend is 18 with parent permission in the state of Texas can we get married ?

My mom is willing to sign any paper, but would I have to get emancipated for us to get married?

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on May 5, 2020

Check out Section 2.003 of the Texas Family Code. https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/FA/htm/FA.2.htm#2.003

Marriage is legal at 18, but the human brain isn't fully developed until 25 years of age, so you would be wise to wait.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: Can I file harassment or file for restraining order and will it violate his probation

I’m pregnant And the guy by keeps messaging me and harassing I blocked # and he makes fake accounts to contact me then he’s threatening to post my personal photos online I’m tired of this I just need it to stop

Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
answered on Feb 20, 2020

If you want to stop it, send only this precise message:

"Do not ever communicate with me again by any means, either directly or indirectly. All messages from you harass, annoy, alarm, abuse, torment, embarrass, or offend me in violation of Section 42.07 of the Texas Penal Code."...
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1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: I was paid to transport a car to an export company in La Porte TX. Their fork lift driver verbally sexually harassed me.

He had several women's bras hanging off the fork lift and when I told him that's offensive to women his response was f*** you you're a woman in a man's world I can hang what I want on my fork lift. Bring your a** over here and give me your bra to hang on my fork lift and lets... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Feb 12, 2020

Forget it. No lawyer will want to get involved in this silly situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: If I signed a document at eeoc that I would not pursue the case , can I reopen it for sexual harass on job in 2017

I was talked into signing and scared for my life

Greg Mansell
Greg Mansell
answered on Feb 5, 2020

Generally, the EEOC is limited to actions that occurred within 180 days of the filing of a charge. This can be extended in certain states whereif a state or local agency enforces a law that prohibits employment discrimination on the same basis. The exception is that if you allege the act was an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: How long after sexual assault at the workplace do I have to file a claim or suit In the state of Texas?
Grant Gerleman
Grant Gerleman
answered on Jan 1, 2020

The statute of limitations recently changed in Texas a few years ago so it depends on when the assault occurred and how old you were at the time. If it happened within the past few years, then the statute of limitations for tort claims involving sexual assault is 5 years for an adult and 15 years... Read more »

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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