Victims’ Rights

Legal Options for Victims of Crime

Victims of crime are often completely overwhelmed. Not only are they navigating the emotional and physical impact of the crime on their lives but they are also faced with uncertainty about their legal options. Victims of crime, including sexual assault survivors, regularly come to us soon after the crime happened. Often the first question they ask is: “now what do…

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Is it Too Late to Bring a Claim of Childhood Sexual Abuse?

By now, everyone is aware of the allegations of wide-spread child sexual abuse perpetrated over the years by members of organizations like the Catholic Church and the Boys Scouts of America. For too many years, allegations of child sex abuse against these organizations and others were kept quiet. As more and more victims come forward to seek justice against their…

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