Children are taught to respect adults and listen to authority. Tragically, there are predatory adults who thrive on this notion and use it to take advantage of and sexually assault young boys and girls. Unfortunately, there has also been an increase in the frequency of student on student sexual molestation and assault in the school setting; children sexually abusing children. If you are the parent of a child who has been sexually assaulted by a once-trusted individual, whether by an adult or child, you need a law firm that understands the full range of your emotions about this event. You are angry, you want justice, and above all else, you want to protect your child.
The attorneys at Holman Schiavone, LLC, in Kansas City fully understand the emotions that you have regarding this horrible situation. Your child was molested, sexually assaulted, touched inappropriately and scared. You were not there to protect him or her at that horrific time, but you can protect him or her now. Call us at (816) 399-5149 and speak to one of our lawyers in a free confidential consultation.
It takes a courageous child to tell his or her parent about sexual abuse. Now that you have the information, you need to know that you do have legal options and that you can seek justice. In sexual assault cases, financial compensation can be sought for damages. While financial compensation cannot reverse what happened, it is the way that our legal system allows for holding people accountable.
We will handle your case with confidentiality, sensitivity and dedication. Your family can trust us when any of the following individuals have caused harm:
- Other students in the school setting
- Scout leaders
- Camp counselors
- Church members