Sexual Abuse Legal News & Updates

Binding Arbitration: How the Trump Administration’s New Laws Affect Your Loved Ones
Binding Arbitration: How the Trump Administration’s New Laws Affect Your Loved Ones
The concern over last year’s new rule regarding binding arbitration is still very much a topic of discussion; particularly for those with loved ones in long-term care facilities. TIME magazine tells...
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Can I File a Civil Suit for Sexual Abuse If the Criminal Case Is Still Pending?
Can I File a Civil Suit for Sexual Abuse If the Criminal Case Is Still Pending?
As a survivor of sexual abuse, there are several paths you may choose to take in your pursuit of justice and healing. One path might be to file a civil...
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statutory rape statute of limitation California
Is there a Statute of Limitations on Statutory Rape in California?
This post was written before the passage of AB-218. For information regarding the statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit for childhood sexual assault/abuse, click here or contact our...
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Sexual Assault and Non-Disclosure Agreements: 4 Ways an NDA Can Actually Help Your Case
Sexual Assault and Non-Disclosure Agreements: 4 Ways an NDA Can Actually Help Your Case
An investigation by The New York Times found previously undisclosed sexual abuse allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein that stretched over nearly three decades. How was it that he was...
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Is Sexual Harassment Considered a Personal Injury?
Is Sexual Harassment Considered a Personal Injury?
If you’ve been a victim of sexual harassment, you may be wondering what kind of attorney can help you obtain justice. In your research, you may have found that personal...
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What Kind of Attorney Do I Need to Sue a School in California?
What Kind of Attorney Do I Need to Sue a School in California?
Suing a school in California has its own set of complexities, but choosing the right attorney shouldn’t be one of them. When choosing an attorney for your case, you not...
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What if the District Attorney Rejects My Sexual Assault Case?
What if the District Attorney Rejects My Sexual Assault Case?
This post was written before the passage of AB-218. For information regarding the statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit for childhood sexual assault/abuse, click here or contact our...
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What Can I Do If My Church Hired Someone on Megan's List?
What Can I Do If My Church Hired Someone on Megan’s List?
A 2010 Christian Today International survey of more than 3,000 church members found that 20% of leaders knew of at least one convicted sex offender attending their church. Eighty-percent of...
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What to Expect When Working with a Civil Attorney for a Sexual Abuse Case in California
What to Expect When Working with a Civil Attorney for a Sexual Abuse Case in California
Deciding to speak to someone about what happened is a brave, bold move toward healing. It involves an emotional rollercoaster ride of coming to grips with the full scope of...
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How to File a Civil Suit Against Someone on the Boy Scout's Ineligible Volunteer List
How to File a Civil Suit Against Someone on the Boy Scout’s Ineligible Volunteer List
Prior to 1994, there was knowledge of at least 2,000 instances of sexual abuse within the Boy Scouts of America. Most of the allegations were kept under wraps until 2010...
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How to Sue a School District in California for Sexual Abuse
How to Sue a School District in California for Sexual Abuse
As parents, we place a lot of trust in our schools to provide supervision in our stead. Child abusers are naturally attracted to positions of trust and power where they...
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Is California Senate Bill 813 Retroactive? Understanding the Statute of Limitations
Is California Senate Bill 813 Retroactive? Understanding the Statute of Limitations
This post was written before the passage of AB-218. For information regarding the statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit for childhood sexual assault/abuse, click here or contact our...
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