How to Find a Lawyer - Child Victims Act Questions to Ask a Lawyer, 2nd Ed.

Passed in 2019, the “Child Victims Act” gives a person who was abused as a child the right to contact the police and District Attorney to seek criminal prosecution of the offender up until the victim turns 28 years old. It also gives a person the right to start a civil lawsuit against the abuser or the organization that protected the abuser until the person turns 55 years old. Here is some information to help you find an attorney to help you start a civil lawsuit against the abuser.

  • Attachment(s): DOC
  • Organization: Empire Justice Center
  • Date Created: December 16, 2022
  • Last Updated: December 16, 2022
  • Your Rights as a Crime Victim
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