Sexual Abuse Legal News & Updates

sexual abuse by nuns
Sexual Abuse by Nuns: Survivors Demand to Be Counted Among Those Neglected by the Catholic Church
When it comes to sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, news headlines largely focus on priests and bishops, but one report found at least six nuns among alleged abusers in...
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How to Be in a Relationship With Someone Who Was Sexually Abused
It’s not easy for someone to come forward about being a survivor of sexual abuse. And sometimes it’s even harder for survivors of sexual abuse to enter into an intimate...
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Penal Code 647(j)(4): Understanding California’s Revenge Porn Law
Sharing sexually explicit images or video content with others is a personal choice, but state and federal laws make it plain: privacy is a right all citizens deserve. If you...
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sexual assault between minors
More Than Kids Being Kids: Sexual Assault Between Minors Is a Serious Matter
Nearly one-third of child sex abuse perpetrators are under the age of 18. When sexual assault occurs between minors, one may be hesitant to report the activity and if they...
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sexual grooming
What Is Sexual Grooming? Identifying the 6 Stages
Today’s sexual predators aren’t lurking in the shadows, wearing trench coats, and driving windowless vans. They look like everybody else. They’re coaching after-school sports, teaching in the classroom, performing medical...
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How to Deal With Sexual Abuse by a Family Member
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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Are You a Victim of Date Rape? An Attorney Can Help You Fight for Justice.
It was supposed to be a nice dinner between two good friends at FIG in Santa Monica. A woman excused herself to the restroom, where she received a shocking revelation....
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abuse of children with disabilities
Sexual Abuse of Children With Disabilities: Pursuing Litigation on a Child’s Behalf
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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childhood sexual assault
Childhood Sexual Assault: How AB-218 Will Change the Statute of Limitations in California
For survivors of childhood sexual assault, the decision to come forward as an adult doesn’t come easy. Many survivors may feel triggered by discussions fueled by the #MeToo movement or...
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male survivors of sexual assault
How Male Survivors of Sexual Assault Can Seek Justice, Even Years Later
Male survivors of sexual assault are prominent plaintiffs in lawsuits against the Catholic Church. It was a California man who made headlines last year for suing the Vatican, after all....
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Why You Should Work With a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Attorney in the Bay Area
If you’re thinking about filing a sexual abuse lawsuit in the Bay Area, you may be wondering about your chance of winning. Civil litigation allows you to pursue financial compensation...
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How to Sue a Politician for Sexual Assault
Sexual harassment and sexual assault can occur in any workplace, whether it’s in the office of a private employer or a public employer like the state or federal government. Despite...
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