I am the Records Manager for a law firm for both cities Dallas & Houston, I manage several employees. One morning, one female employee text me via a group text, several other female employees on the text. She expressed that she was not feeling well and would not be coming into the office today. I... Read more »
Someone is alleging that a colleague has commuted sexual assault. The act in question is a hug which doesn't qualify under Texas penal code. If they press charges of S.A. anyway (as they've threatened) what happens?
I am trying to find research previous cases that have been heard in Harris County District Civil Courts (civil sexual assault cases and civil cases in which school districts were sued - two separate kinds of cases). I do not know where I can find this. If I have to go down to the courthouse, I... Read more »
Husband is subcontractor in construction and was promised on going work. I was told his boss interested in administrator for company. During discussion while waiting for husband's return from assignment, the new boss asked me if i would have sex with him for money. After being declined, he... Read more »
The felony crime of Sexual Performance By A Child applies anyone under 18 years old engaged in sexual conduct. The plain language of the law criminalizes the conduct itself, even if it does not occur as a performance. If there actually is a performance (or recording) then the parents themselves...Read more »
He has me in his truck 280 miles from home working on a remodel. We're the only 2 people working the job. The owner of the house is a federal agent and my boss is using that to bully me. Im paid in cash. I have asked for him to sign a contract labor agreement, to which he has refused. His advances... Read more »
There may not be time for another attorney to properly prepare for trial, especially if the judge does not grant a continuance. Be sure to ask any attorney you are considering if their current commitments to other cases are such that they can realistically spend the time necessary to be prepared...Read more »
I doubt it is an illegal act without more, although it is tasteless. You must be a sound sleeper. Suing them in civil court would probably not help much either because you would have to prove you were injured and have pecuniary damages.
A boy I know and this girl started dating, well, she just turned 14, and he’s going to be 18 soon.. he says it’s legal for them to date since it’s only three years apart, but what happens once he’s 18?
There is no law in Texas prohibiting a 14 year old from dating a 17 year old. There is no law prohibiting a 14 year old from dating an 18 year old. However, if the two have sex problems begin, and they are not simple problems. Having sex with a 14 year old carries serious prison time. The "three...Read more »
Wife & her Ex have been DIV'd since 2014. He and she work for diff contractors for X. He watches her in the parking lot when he should be working. If she is in a building and he is there, he makes and effort to leer at her as she walks by with his jaws clinched, she is afraid of what he may do. She... Read more »
Yes, but the use of force could be justified under chapter 9 of the Tx Penal Code if (1) you catch the rapist in the act and immediately use force to protect the victim or (2) catch the rapist immediately afterwards and use force to prevent his escape before the cops arrive. Immediately means...Read more »
I'm wondering if I can sue him and the school for allowing at 14 year old to sit with her on the bus and the bus driver not doing anything about it? There footage of my daughter standing up and looking out the window looking scared.
In Teas, the age of consent is seventeen. The "Romeo & Juliet" defense only applies when the youngest is at least fourteen years old and the other is not more than three years older... three years and four months is too large of a gap.
The law itself does NOT punish the genders...Read more »
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