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New Jersey Victims of Sexual Abuse

Have New Options

Catholic Church Priest Sexual Abuse Settlement Programs and

NEW law lifting the statute of limitations.  

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Confidential  Settlement Program

The Archbishop of Newark announced the The Archdiocese of Newark and the Dioceses of Camden, Metuchen, Trenton and Paterson have established a victim compensation program. This program will provide compensation to victims of child sexual abuse by clergy and employees of the dioceses in New Jersey whose legal claims were barred by New Jersey's statute of limitations.


The program registration deadline was EXTENDED until February 15th 2020.  If you missed the deadline contact us for more options. 

NEW Law in New Jersey To 

Extend the Statute of Limitations

On May 13, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the Victims’ Rights Bill into law,

effectively reforming the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse survivors in New Jersey.  Among other things, the law creates a two-year window for parties to bring lawsuits based on sexual abuse that would be time-barred even with the new statute of limitations, and expands the categories of potential defendants in civil actions.  Call me to see how the New Jersey Victims’ Rights Bill may help you

Call Me (844) LAHEARN

for further information

or Email Me Confidentially 

Newark Archdiocese Releases Names of Accused Clergy

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