Why hire a sex abuse attorney?
The criminal courts can prosecute the abuser to prevent the abuse from continuing. However, they do not obtain compensation for the victims of the wrongdoer. You need someone who will fight for you and your rights. While compensation cannot undue the harm caused by the abuser, it can be used to pay for those things which will help the victim to rebuild their lives, including mental health treatment, medication, or other expenses.
What will hiring an attorney cost me?
You will not incur any out of pocket costs if you hire Wilshire Law Firm. All out of pocket costs will be advanced by Wilshire Law Firm and Wilshire Law Firm will not take any fees for their services unless you recover.
Will You fight for me?
Our team of experienced attorneys and legal professionals detest hearing stories of violation. We are committed to standing alongside you through this challenging process to see justice served. Our strong conviction motivates us to work diligently to see you compensated for what you have endured and to see the the perpetrator(s) punished for their actions
Can you help me get access to care?
Our firm works with a network of doctors, psychologists, counselors and other care providers. Our unique relationship with these professionals, allows our clients to gain access to care with no up-front costs to the client. Providing their services on a lien basis, these doctors will defer payment for their services until after your case settles. This means you can begin the healing process without delay!
What damages can be claimed in a child sexual abuse case?
A victim of child sexual abuse is entitled to damages for all the mental and emotional damage caused by the wrongdoer. In addition, the child is also entitled to compensation for any medical bills incurred for psychological or medical care as a result of the incident. In some situations, the minor may also be entitled to statutory or punitive damages as well.
My abuser has already been convicted, is there anything more I can do?
The criminal courts focus on prosecuting the abuser for their violation of the law. They are not designed to compensate or help the victims. A civil litigation attorney can help you to go after the abuser and any other responsible parties to obtain compensation for your physical, mental and emotional injuries.
I believe my child has been sexually abused, what should I do?
If you believe that your child has been sexually abused, you should immediately contact local authorities and file a report. If possible, you should also immediately cease all contact between the child and the abuser. Law enforcement officials have many resources to help you if further steps are necessary. You should also contact an attorney immediately to discuss you and your child’s rights and obligations in more detail.
I was molested as a child but kept quiet all these years, is it too late to do anything?
A number of factors can determine if your claim is still valid. In many cases, legal action can be taken several the abuse has ceased. To help you determine whether or not you can move forward with your case, contact Wilshire Law Firm immediately at 1-800-522-7274 for a free, no obligation consultation.
I was abused as a child but my abuser has died, is there anything that can be done, anyone else to hold accountable for what happened to me?
It depends. Contact Wilshire Law Firm immediately at 1-800-522-7274 for a free, no obligation consultation. A civil litigation attorney can help you to go after the abuser and any other responsible parties to obtain compensation for your physical, mental and emotional injuries.
I don’t want to go to court, is that possible?
Yes it is possible that you will not have to go to court. Prior to filing a lawsuit, the attorneys at Wilshire Law Firm will attempt to resolve the dispute and obtain compensation on your behalf without submitting the matter to the Courts. If you do not wish to file a lawsuit and go to Court, you will not be forced to.
I need to get counselling but I can’t afford it?
Contact Wilshire Law Firm immediately at 1-800-522-7274 for a free, no obligation consultation. Depending on the specific facts of your case, we might be able to help you obtain the treatment you need no up front costs.
Is it all worth it, knowing I will have to recall the pain and hurt of being abused?
You cannot put a dollar amount on the pain and suffering you endured at the hand of your abuser, but seeking compensation for what was done to you is about more than just financial gain. It is about holding the responsible individual accountable for their actions. At the end of the day, only you can determine whether it is worth it for you personally to pursue such a claim. If you choose to take legal action, the team at Wilshire Law Firm is here for you.
Is my privacy protected?
Yes. We go to great lengths to protect the identity of our clients and their private information, only revealing what is absolutely necessary in order for the case to move forward.