Do I need a lawyer? I was talking with a neighbor and I flicked her erect nipple with my finger and she got upset

Asked 12 months ago - Billerica, MA

Does she have grounds to sue me for harassment?

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  1. Henry Lebensbaum

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . If you struck , then she can seek a criminal complaint against you. Consult a lawyer.

    Criminal Law (all misdemeanor & felonies in District and Superior Courts), Drunk Driving and Drug arrests, Sex... more
  2. Erik Hammarlund

    Contributor Level 18

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    Answered . Are you serious? Yes, that is not acceptable behavior and in theory you can get in trouble.

    If she calls the police or sues you, call a lawyer.

    Do you want accurate, personalized, legal advice that you can rely on? You will have to hire an attorney, not ask... more
  3. Michael Charles Doland

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . Forget harassment, unconsented touching is a battery.

    The above is general legal and business analysis. It is not "legal advice" but analysis, and different lawyers may... more

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