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This is embarrassing but it has to be told. A beautiful girl
This is embarrassing but it has to be told. A beautiful girl contacted me via text and photo on Facebook said she has the wrong person but can we talk anyway. I said okay. She started a lot of sex talk and finally wanted to have video chat. she got naked played with vagina and breast and made all kinds of moves. I started to started to masturbate and suddenly video ended and a message we are going to contact all family members family names scrolled down and suddenly went dark. I did see a facebook like image read gave name said he masterbutes in fron of 10 year old pediphile etc.shut off I was so worried and scared her name is ***** ***** T**** but changes it I saw her picture under another name as i was looking for her. She contacted me via Facebook text said I am doing this for them then a link to a scene with three children dying of starvation in Mali. Then a request for money $4500 or the video goes to family . I wrote I cant pay that too much a retort how much I was so nervous and scared I wrote $500. then negotiations back and forth turns out I agreed to $1500 all i can afford I texted back . okay you pay and the video will be deleted destroyed. After payment I waited and texting continued she texted finally texted deletion takes "a can of time" she continued about an hour passed. Finally some rambling message about U tube cant do it something about sex content cant be removed unless payment . etc.U Tube wants, she continued , $4500 to delete. i finally settled $1300 sent $300 ad promise to pay $225 for 4 weeks. Thats where I stand I am stalling her now latest message on FB "can you give me password ***** your FB account" " don't worry I do just that for you to be safer" she texted " I want to protect you and no one will see video" "Listening to me your video will be deleted when you"ll end up paying this sum OK" verbatim text message with poor English in some casesWhat can I do ? I am at their mercy it seems I tried sweet talk she is flattered I wrote cant answer now I am working "Okay we talk later"She wrote several times paraphrase now " I am not a bad person I do it for them and no one will see video
This is an URGENT question criminalistic lawyer in Miami.
This is an URGENT question for a criminalistic lawyer in Miami. Yesterday at about 6 PM I found my wife unconsiuous in the bedroom. I called 911 to get urgent medical support, but who came was the police first. After I said there was no known by me reason for that to happen, they asked what had happened during the whole . I said, everything was normal except a discussion with me and my stepdaughter at around 3:30 PM. They asked for the record of the cameras and found that my wife have discussion with me in which she touched my check. Then, my step daughter came and put herself between us and have a kind of hands minor hits with her mom. I told the police no body was hurt, there was not intended aggression, but they decided, against my will, to take my wife to jail accusing he of "domestic battery" and 'child abuse". Today a judge is going to decide how much bail (bond?) will he impose to let her go before the appealing in court. I wanted to talk to the judge before he reads the blames. What should I do to get his attention to me? if that happen, what should I say to him? My wife has never been involved in any domestic battery of child abuse; she does not have any antecedent, she is not aggressive at all and a calm person instead; I do not want she to get her records damaged for this absurd incident. What can I do?
Allegations of child abuse, I been falsely accused from my
Allegations of child abuseJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: I been falsely accused from my that told I was sexual abusingthemand now the same accusations have arisen again.the other allegations werenot substantial it was no abuse and now the same allegations again.what to do Fla.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: It's the same identical accusations only someone on the inside is doing this out of angerJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
I live in Nebraska, and the police have been called to me
Hi,I live in Nebraska, and the police have been called to me because I left my 8 and half months old baby in the car alone for few minutes while she was sleeping in her car seat. The police gave me a ticket to show in court next month. Do I want to know what should I do now? I am totally scared, and I am not a bad mom. I just hated to disturb my baby's sleep when she had a long tired day. The windows were cracked open, and the car was looked with the alarm on.Any advice?Thanks
My boy is 18 in IA and got caught shoplifting a watch
My boy is 18 in IA and got caught shoplifting a watch for less than 100. What is the chance I can get him in the diversion plan so it don't end up on his recordJA: The Criminal Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No. We have pretrial tomorrow it happened Friday. No office was openJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Criminal Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Criminal Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: No. First and only issue with the law. Just trying to keep it off his recordJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
My son is incarcerated on homicide by child abuse charge.The
My son is incarcerated on homicide by child abuse charge.The child's death was not reported immediately to authorities, so when the body was found it was in a decomposed state. At trial the cause of death was never conclusively proven. The state presented an expert who testified that her opinion on the cause of death is that the child died from repeated head injuries. She testified that she based this opinion off of my son's codefendant statements. (other words she stated that by my son's codefendant implicating him of striking the child, this is how the child died.) But on the autopsy there's no physical evidence of prior abuse. On cross examination the state's expert was forced to admit that if the codefendant's statements were inaccurate what would that do to her opinion. She stated that if the statements were inaccurate then her opinion would be totally wrong!! My question is can a medical expert base their opinion on cause of death based off someone's statement? Is this acceptable in the courts?
My name is ***** *****, and my issue is regarding a third
My name is ***** *****, and my issue is regarding a third degree domestic violence charge that my husband and I just learned he has been charged with.JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: Yes. Almost a year ago a situation got out of hand, my husband was attacked by people who live in our apartment complex while most of us were intoxicated, and he accidentally hit me after being hit and threatened by others for no reason. The cops later showed up and apparently decided to interpret the case as domestic violence against me. We just learned of the charges yesterday, and the court date is set for next week. However, I never received any notice about it.JA: OK got it. Last thing — Criminal Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
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I am being charged with harassment and stalking because I
I am being charged with harassment and stalking because I posted some ugly things on Facebook and sent an ugly email the the administrator of my 4 year old daughter's former daycare that is located inside of a church.Essentially, according to my kiddo, she was assaulted by her teacher.Being a mother and essentially defenseless in this matter due to lack of funding to hire an attorney, I blasted a few ugly comments on my Facebook (that is now deactivated). I was arrested for stalking because I "checked into" the church that has filed a "No Trespassing" warning against me and wrote some concerns I had in a rude way.It's a long story and I really just need to know if it is possible for me to file charges against certain staff members. My daughter "showed" me what had happened to her at the school and demonstrated being grabbed by the skin on her neck (when she started telling me, "mom, this happened to me" and began... it's hard to explain. I asked her who had done that to her and she named staff member at the daycare - this was after I had already been banned from the school grounds for cussing the administrator out via email (no threats were made) and been arrested for "harassment" (I was expressing my level of "pissed off" and I am offended and feeling harassed by her distaste in my wording) and my daughter had been removed from the school.I asked her, as soon as she named a school staff member if I could record what she was saying and, being a show off, she willingly agreed. I stopped her from hitting, pinching and poking herself and instructed her to show me what happened by "doing it to me." I emailed the video to the detective who is/was investigating the case and I emailed it to several other officers. All officers I sent the video to were officers who had called me and told me that I "couldn't be posting things about Valerie Fountain on Facebook" and I needed "to stop right away." I know, already, it was a dumb move. Got that.I kept emailing PD employees and received no response other than one officer calling me and telling me not to send anymore emails to the police department and to come in to the police department if I had something to say (the call was recorded and posted on Facebook :/ ... I already know; dumb. Whatever. I don't care; I won't do it again).I went to the Department and spoke with the investigator who had filed my warrant for arrest on harassment charges. He confirmed that he had seen the video and said that it would be found that I had coached my daughter into saying those things and then I would go to prison.My daughter has since "confessed" that Fountain, the administrator, was not who had issued the physical abuse. Rather, it was the teacher of her class who my daughter had repeatedly complained about who had assaulted my four year old. So, basically, the statute of limitations (if I remember correctly) is two years for filing child abuse charges.1) CAN I FILE ASSAULT CHARGES IF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO WHICH I REPORTED THE ABUSE WILL NOT FILE THE CHARGES?2) DO I NEED TO WAIT UNTIL THE HARASSMENT AND STALKING CHARGES AGAINST ME ARE FINISHED BEING HEARD BY THE JUDGE BEFORE FILING?3) IS THERE NOT SOME SORT OF SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE? WHAT IS SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE?4) WHEN DID IT BECOME ILLEGAL TO SAY "f**k YOU" AND WHEN DID IT BECOME ILLEGAL TO USE ADULT LANGUAGE TO EXPRESS ONE'S SELF WHEN THAT PERSON IS SO PISSED OFF THAT...5) CAN THE SAME LAWS THAT APPLY TO A MARRIED PERSON THAT KILLS THEIR SPOUSE IN A "PASSIONATE RAGE" OR SOMETHING APPLY TO A PERSON WHO'S CHILD WAS BEING BULLIED AT SCHOOL AND WROTE SOME RUDE THINGS ABOUT A COUPLE OF PEOPLE?6) IS IT ILLEGAL TO POST ON A BUSINESS' PAGE (OR A CHURCH'S PAGE; CHURCHES ARE, ESSENTIALLY, BUSINESS) EVENTS THAT HAPPENED OCCURRED AT THAT BUSINESS, EVEN IF THE EVENTS ARE NEGATIVE? DOESN'T THE PUBLIC HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENED?7) WHY IS IT ILLEGAL TO POST ON A BUSINESS' (CHURCH'S) FACEBOOK PAGE NEGATIVE EVENTS THAT OCCURRED?8) CAN SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN "STALKING" LAWS/PENAL CODES TO ME?9) CAN SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN WHY IT IS ILLEGAL TO POST THAT YOU WANT TO INFLICT THE SAME TYPE OF HARM THAT ONE ADULT BESTOWED UPON ONE CHILD UPON THE ADULT THAT HARMED THE CHILD?10) WHY ARE ATTORNEYS UNWILLING TO PRESS CHARGES AGAINST "TEACHERS?"11) HOW CAN I DEFEND MYSELF IF I DO NOT BELIEVE I "SAY" ANYTHING ON SOCIAL MEDIA THAT WAS OUT OF PROPORTION TO THE CIRCUMSTANCES THAT SURROUNDED THE RUDE WORDS I POSTED?12) HAVE I ASKED TOO MANY QUESTIONS? MAY I ASK MORE QUESTIONS? I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS.
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JustAnswers 2016-02-01 17:00 Mon - Question of which definitions can be used from differing statutesOur state has a statute about what is considered child sexual abuse. I have seen a woman rubbing the buttocks of her 2 children (age 5 & 6 ) and another child that was not hers (age 8). From what I saw she was squeezing and groping the children while lying in bed while waiting for me to shower before we began intimate relations (at different times). When I came into the room she was laying there with one of the kids rubbing, grabbing the child's buttocks. When I confronted her about it she said it's just a motherly touching of the kids. I did call the police, they have not taken it too seriously and I had to keep contacting them. I later talked to a detective and he said they didn't think it was criminal as the child abuse law states a person has to touch the child's anus or genitals and since it was outside the clothes there would not be enough to prove she did beyond a reasonable doubt. However, I have found in other statutes where it states "the buttocks" and doesn't add the words that there has to be contact with the anus or genitals. One of the statutes mentions only the ‘buttocks' is a statute addressing about 'porn -- material -- and performances'.Q1. Does that definition for a sexual crime (just the buttocks) ONLY relate to that topic of porn?Q2. Can any paragraph from any of the statutes that defines what is sex abuse be applicable to the situation I described?Q3. Is the only law the police can use the exact definition for Child Abuse that does not state the buttocks only but has to involve the touching of the anus or genitals?