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a sexual touching happend between siblings when they were little,

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a sexual touching happend between siblings when they were little, happended over 30 yrs ago.now one of them wants to tell law enforcement about this. Is this a legal issue or is this just experementing between kids. ??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Zachary replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

Thank you for your question.

How old were the kids when the touching occurred?

-ZDN
Customer: replied 1 year ago.


5 and 10

Expert:  Zachary replied 1 year ago.
First of all, if this were a crime the statute of limitations has long since passed.

Because of the age difference, had this been a recent event, it could result in criminal charge of assault as there is a large enough gap in the age that this could potentially be a case of molestation. However, now it is not a legal issue because of the statute of limitations, unless there is some sort of connection to a lawsuit or a child custody case.

Please let me know if you would like to further discuss.

-ZDN




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Customer: replied 1 year ago.


Thanks for your help in this matter. One of the siblings is trying to blackmail the other for money. I thought the statue of limitations had run out. This has just come to my attention. Thanks again

Expert:  Zachary replied 1 year ago.
If there is blackmail involved, then this is the actual active and prosecutable crime.

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