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Seeking Justice for

Sexual Abuse Survivors​

     If you are the victim of sexual abuse you have legal rights under the law.  You may be able to bring criminal charges or you may be able to file a civil claim against the abuser or the institution that protected them.  The traumatic effect of these crimes – both physical and emotional – can be devastating.


     Some states have expanded their statute of limitations and you may be able to file a civil claim, no matter when the sexual abuse occured.  Approximately 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 13 boys will be a victim of childhood sexual abuse.  Most sexual abuse is perpetrated by someone known to the child such as a priest, teacher, coach, neighbor of family member or family friend.  Most child sexual abuse goes unreported until adulthood. 


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