Category: Child Abuse


Boy Scout Childhood Sexual Abuse: How Long Do You Have to File a Claim?

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: October 21, 2012

The tragedy of childhood sexual abuse is so horrific, so unspeakable that oftentimes innocent victims do not come forth until many years after the abuse took place. This is, in part, why the California Statute of Limitations allows a victim to file a lawsuit against the abuser and those that knew, or should have known (and stepped in to protect the child) of the abuse until he or she turns 26 years old. In some instances, the victim can file a lawsuit even after they have reached the age of 26. Download Childhood Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations Against whom can… Read More

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