We represent child sex abuse victims of all ages who were sexually abused in the United States, and I am not only an Attorney, but also a Social Worker, so I understand. As a crime victim advocate I have represented adults sexually abused as children, teen and child victims and have nearly 25 years experience with over 35,000 victims.
One in 4 girls and 1 in 7 boys will be sexually abused before they reach the age of 18 and the sexual abuse is often perpetrated by someone a child knows. In fact, over 90% of child sexual abuse occurs with someone a child has an established and trusting relationship, with such as a volunteer, coach, clergy person, teacher, mentor, or neighbor. Only about 1/3 of the 90% occurs with a family member. It was not surprising for us to hear the results of a Pennsylvania grand jur