fresh complaint

noun

Legal Definition of fresh complaint

: a report of a sexual offense by the victim to someone in a position of trust (as a police officer, parent, or friend) made with reasonable promptness

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“Fresh complaint.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/fresh%20complaint. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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