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NYC Child Molestation Lawyer
If you’ve suffered sexual abuse as a child, don’t let your NYC child molestation case go without fighting for justice. Seek out a New York lawyer from our firm for help building your case.
Child molestation is a major issue that many children suffer through every day. Many children are victimized by family, clergy members, or other authority figures. Sadly, many people aren’t aware that they have legal options for recovery.
If you suffered child sexual abuse, you may be eligible for compensation with the help of a lawyer from Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP. Your NYC child molestation lawyer can help you get answers for your abuse claim and act now.
Signs of Child Molestation in NYC
If you’ve suffered child sexual abuse in NYC, or if you’re concerned about a child suffering through sexual abuse, understanding the signs of your abuse can help you determine the person responsible for the situation and seek help.
Often, though, sexual abuse may not leave many physical signs of abuse. You may need to look at behavioral signs of abuse. These indicators may be more difficult to spot, but you may use this evidence in your case. For example, the child in question might exhibit signs such as the following:
- Refusing to bathe or otherwise undress
- Fearing sleeping alone
- Acting in inappropriately sexual ways
Legal Options for NYC Victims
If you or a child you know has suffered through molestation, filing a lawsuit against the predator may be a step toward the closure you need for your claim. Fortunately, your New York molestation attorney can help you build a case and seek compensation for your suffering.
You may first already have more time to file than expected. Before the Child Victims Act, you only had a few years to file a claim and seek compensation. This act moved that statute of limitations to cover anyone under the age of fifty-five. That gives you more time to find the right lawyer and take action.
Even if the abuser is facing criminal charges, you should be able to take civil action to get compensation. That means that you can still seek financial penalties against the abuser, even if they’ve been convicted, or if they were found not guilty. These two court systems, the criminal and civil systems, are separate, so you can seek funds for the suffering you experienced despite their criminal case.
Talk to a NYC Child Sexual Abuse Attorney
If you have been the victim of child molestation, the aftermath is often devastating and long-lasting. You might feel as though you haven’t gotten the closure you need and deserve. You have the legal right to hold your abuser to account.
If you’re struggling with the laws surrounding your claim, reach out to an attorney at Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP for help. We understand how tough a child molestation claim can be, which is why we offer free consultations. You can talk out your case with us before you decide to work with us.
If you’re ready to get started on your claim, your NYC child molestation lawyer is here to help. Begin by calling 1-800-VICTIM2 (842-8462) or by filling out the online form below.