Sexual Abuse Legal News & Updates

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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How to Calculate Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse in California
How to Calculate Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse 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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New Rights for Victims of Sexual Assault on California Campuses
New Rights for Victims of Sexual Assault on California Campuses
California’s students have a right to attend college free from sexual harassment and assault, according to both state and federal law. Despite these protections, there is an obvious conflict of...
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Lewis & Llewellyn - How to File a Cilvil Law Suit for Child Sexual Abuse in California
How to File a Civil Lawsuit for Child Sexual Abuse 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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