Domestic Violence and Law
SEXUAL ASSAULT (Deaf or Hard of Hearing)
It is illegal for the hospital to bill you or your insurance company to pay for your rape examination (DNA evidence) kit (see http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2907.28). You cannot be forced to participate in a polygraph (lie detector) test. To learn more, go to: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2907.10. You have legal rights to privacy under Ohio law. To learn more, go to: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2907.11. You have the right to ask for HIV testing of the accused (person who raped you) and get test results. To learn more, go to: http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/2907.27.