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    Hi,

    I'm taking someone to court in October of this year after an incident that occurred back in February. I went to Jamaica as a volunteer for 6 weeks and a week before I was due to leave the indecent assault happened.


    I am wondering if anyone else has been in a similar situation and have had to go to court as a victim. I am worried that as I have to go all the way there, he will get off and won't be charged. There is no evidence and only his word against mine.


    The police have been keeping me updated via email as there was not enough time to deal with the situation before I left the country. He pleaded guilty which is why it is going to trial. But as I asked the police if it was even worth me going over there they said that it is worth going as thats the only way he will be charged. Plus they said as long as I stick to my story I will be fine.


    I am going to be taking a friend with me and we will make the most of the time that we are there and I have got a couple of friends that live over there that I met through the volunteer.


    If he is found guilty, I don't know what the charges are over in Jamaica. I worry that people will not believe me even though I would never lie about being in the position I was.


    Any thoughts?


    Thank you for taking the time to read and grateful for any responses too
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    Hi,

    I'm taking someone to court in October of this year after an incident that occurred back in February. I went to Jamaica as a volunteer for 6 weeks and a week before I was due to leave the indecent assault happened.


    I am wondering if anyone else has been in a similar situation and have had to go to court as a victim. I am worried that as I have to go all the way there, he will get off and won't be charged. There is no evidence and only his word against mine.


    The police have been keeping me updated via email as there was not enough time to deal with the situation before I left the country. He pleaded guilty which is why it is going to trial. But as I asked the police if it was even worth me going over there they said that it is worth going as thats the only way he will be charged. Plus they said as long as I stick to my story I will be fine.


    I am going to be taking a friend with me and we will make the most of the time that we are there and I have got a couple of friends that live over there that I met through the volunteer.


    If he is found guilty, I don't know what the charges are over in Jamaica. I worry that people will not believe me even though I would never lie about being in the position I was.


    Any thoughts?


    Thank you for taking the time to read and grateful for any responses too
    I think you should definitely go back if you can. This is you chance to get justice and if you don't go back you'll will probably just regret it.
 
 
 
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