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Sexual Abuse Attorney in New York

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Victims of sexual abuse often feel the impacts long after the violation occurred, suffering emotional scarring for years. If you were the victim of sexual abuse, contact Nisar Law Group, P.C. Our team has years of legal experience and can assist you in pursuing civil litigation against your attacker. Fighting for justice is what we do best, and we have committed our professional careers to doing exactly that.

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New York’s Child Victims Act

Unfortunately, sexual abuse is common, and while exact figures aren’t known because many cases go unreported, it is estimated that 10% of adolescents are subject to unwanted sexual contact. Victims often don’t report abuse because they fear retaliation, they justify their abuser's actions, or they don’t think the abuse is significant.

In the past, when the victim was ready to hold their abuser accountable, the statute of limitations for filing a claim had lapsed. However, in February of 2019, New York passed the Child Victims Act, extending the deadline for initiating a claim. Before, victims had until they were 23 years old to file a lawsuit against their abuser; now, they are able to pursue a civil case until they are 55 years of age. Additionally, beginning in August of 2019, and continuing for a period of 1 year, the statute of limitations will be suspended, allowing victims to file claims against child sexual abusers regardless of how far in the past the acts occurred.

Perpetrators of childhood sexual abuse may include:

  • The church/religious officials
  • Schools/educators
  • Youth organizations/instructors
  • Other individuals (family members, friends, neighbors, etc.)

Protecting the Rights of Victims

Our New York sexual abuse attorney is practiced at handling emotionally charged cases and is ready to help you pursue a lawsuit against your abuser. At Nisar Law Group, P.C., we are committed to providing superior legal service to fight for your rights and show the perpetrator their actions will not be tolerated. We have the skills and resources needed to advocate tirelessly on your behalf in order to achieve the settlement you deserve.

It’s not too late to file a claim. Call us at (646) 760-6493 or contact us online to speak with our team.

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