A child placed in a foster care situation has already been through more at a young age than most should have to endure in an entire lifetime. Not all foster care circumstances are what they seem to be, and are in fact often a vehicle for sexual predators to take advantage of innocent children. A child in foster care may feel he or she has to where to turn for help and may submit to sexual abuse out of fear or other consequences.
The attorneys of Manly, Stewart & Finaldi are prominent in the legal field, taking strong action on behalf of sexually abused children and fight against sex offenders and those who condone or cover up their criminal activities. We have persisted in civil actions and won worldwide recognition and settlement awards in the millions for clients abused as children in different scenarios, including those in foster care.
There is legal help available to victims of sexual abuse and the victims should contact a California sexual abuse attorney for more information as to the eligibility for monetary compensation for suffering because of sexual abuse. We are well versed in all areas of the law concerning sex crimes and we know how the courts system work and how to get results for our clients.
Children suffer terrible abuse in some foster care homes. It is important to seek legal representation from a knowledgeable lawyer who can help take legal action against the guilty parties and put a stop to further sexual abuse of children. Those who engage in abuse of power or authority and commit sex crimes against children in their care need to be held accountable for their behavior.
The criminal court system prosecutes cases against sex offenders as society against the offender, often resulting in imprisonment and other penalties. A legal action by the survivor against those responsible for the sex crimes, as well as those who knew about the activities can be initiated in the civil court system.
Attorney John Manly has represented more than 500 clients, in numerous areas around the globe, in legal cases against the Catholic Church involving sexual abuse against children committed by clergy, including all of those who covered up the crimes. It takes a tenacious team that seeks justice for all victims of foster care abuse and other violations of children. Make an appointment today for a consultation.
Contact a California foster care abuse lawyer for legal assistance and representation for abuse suffered in foster care.