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So, your wife is a student or an instructor?
Have charges been filed against anyone for the threats?
Thank you. Well, there needs to be a conviction of some sort before the school can be held accountable for any safety or lack thereof. So if she is filing assault charges, you need to see where that goes before you can proceed against the school.
She can file criminal charges for the touching. And if she feels threatened, she can request a restraining order which will keep that student off campus until this is all resolved. Should your wife be victorious in a criminal matter, then she should consult with a local attorney to discuss the liability of the school and how to proceed there
Terroristic threats is a state charge. If you have filed with the police than you need to follow up and see if they are pursuing this. If not, then you can go to your magistrate or district/county court and file a Statement of Charges on your own and have a summons issued for her court appearance. You can also inquire about the restraining order.
You can go to the court in the county where this happened, and your wife needs to fill out an affidavit of the facts and matters. This is obtained via the clerks office in that court. They can provide you the forms.
Yes, you can get it for any member of your family as long as you can substantiate the need with her threats.
Yes, it would preclude her from purchasing a firearm and if made permanent, if she already has a gun, she will need to relinquish it to the court or local police