Sex Assault

Definition of Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact that occurs without the explicit consent of the victim. Consent must be enthusiastic and ongoing. It cannot be given when someone is intoxicated or under the influence of drugs.  Sexual assault includes unwanted touching, rape, attempted rape, incest, child molestation, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, and other forms of sexual violence.

  • Prohibits contact between you and the abuser. Contact means all communications, including in person, by phone, by ere, Monday- Friday, between 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  All other days and times, including holidays, restraining order applications can be filled out at any local police station. Either way, a judge will hear the restraining order application, either in person or over the phone.

 

How to Fill Out the Restraining Order

If you or someone you know is being hurt, we can help.   Call our 24/7 helpline/hotline: 908.453.4181 or 888.988.4033

The Mission of the Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center is to help, serve, and advocate for those impacted by interpersonal violence, to be proactive regarding its prevention, and to create positive change.  DASACC is a registered 501(c)(3).

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