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Remedies under Criminal Law

When sexual harassment is a crime, such as sexual assault or criminal harassment, there are a number of remedies that may be available to you.

When a Crime is Reported

When you report sexual harassment that is a crime to the police you can:

When there is Criminal Conviction

If the police charge the harasser and they are convicted of a crime the court can:

  • Order the harasser to have no contact with you.
  • Place the harasser on probation.
  • Order the harasser to pay you restitution to cover expenses you have incurred or damages to your property.
  • Fine the harasser.
  • Sentence the harasser to jail time.

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