What are the rights of a victim in a sex offense case, once their perpetrator is released from prison?
Question Details: When I was 14, I engaged sexual activity with a 21 year old man. He got charged twice with unlawful sex with a minor, both with me. Recently, he has gotten out of prison for those charges. I was worried now that I'm over 18 he can legally contact me. Can he?
Yes, he can contact you unless there is a "no contract," restraining or protective order in place. Being convicted of any crime, including a sex offense, does not automatically by your from contacting your victim at some later date.
If he does try to contact you, you could seek and almost certainly would get a protective or restraining order.
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