You are not alone if you have experienced clergy sexual abuse in Meridian Charter Township in Michigan. Our team at White Law PLLC supports clients in your situation with compassion and respect while working aggressively to represent you in and out of court.
We understand the long-term effects sexual abuse from a member of the church can cause. Therefore, we focus on bringing you compensation and a sense of closure while holding the at-fault party responsible. Find out more with a Meridian Charter Township clergy sex abuse lawyer.
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Who Can File a Clergy Sex Abuse Claim in Meridian Charter Township?
Any individual who experienced sexual abuse from a clergy member can file a clergy sex abuse claim. In addition, you may have a chance to pursue a legal case if a clergy member inappropriately touched you or coerced you to engage in sexual activity as a minor.
Unwanted conversations about sex or peer pressuring an individual into sex can also result in clergy sexual abuse. You may also have a chance to file a claim if a clergy member manipulated or verbally harassed you into sexual situations.
Your Meridian Charter Township clergy sex abuse attorney can review your specific situation and help you determine if you’re eligible for compensation.
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Who Can You Sue for Meridian Charter Township Clergy Sex Abuse?
We believe in the importance of holding the at-fault party responsible in cases involving clergy sexual abuse. Therefore, in addition to directly pursuing a claim against the clergy member who engaged in abusive actions, we may pursue a claim against the individual’s religious institution.
Some religious organizations aid, facilitate, or cover up acts of sexual abuse. Your Meridian Charter Township clergy sex abuse lawyer can focus on complicit behavior from:
- Community leaders
- Employees at a school or religious institution
Our team believes in holding every liable party accountable for their choices and the impact of their actions on your life. Find out more by contacting us now.
We know how to get our clients the results they need in the toughest legal arenas.
How Does a Meridian Charter Township Clergy Sex Abuse Lawyer Help?
We understand the emotional challenges associated with coming forward about acts of clergy sex abuse. A lawyer can provide you with compassionate support as you look for closure while assisting with all your legal needs.
We understand the legal codes in Michigan and the inner workings of religious organizations, allowing us to file your claim and collect evidence to back up your case. When you work with us, we’ll take several steps to help, including:
Providing a Free Consultation
A free consultation allows us to discuss your situation and provide you with legal guidance. Then, if we take on your claim, we can help you find the best way to seek compensation for your losses.
Building a Case for Your Unique Needs
Your clergy sex abuse lawyer in Meridian CHarter Township can build a legal strategy designed to meet your needs. Your lawyer may gather evidence, speak with witnesses, and did into the facts about the abuse you experienced.
Keeping You Informed Throughout the Case
We work with dedication and precision to handle clergy sex abuse claims in Meridian Charter Township. As we move through the steps to resolve your legal case, we’ll keep you up-to-date so you know what to expect.
We understand that you may be going through a difficult situation and we are ready to help however we can.
What Compensation Do You Get for Clergy Sex Abuse?
A Meridian Charter Township clergy sex abuse lawyer can assess all the losses associated with your situation. We focus on bringing your funds to cover your:
- Current and future healthcare expenses
- Lost wages or diminished earning potential
- Emotional trauma caused by the clergy sex abuse
You may require mental healthcare to process the effects of clergy sex abuse on your emotional well-being. Therefore, we also consider these factors when building your clergy sex abuse claim in Meridian Charter Township.
You will always work directly with your attorney throughout your case.
How Long Do You Have to File a Clergy Sex Abuse Claim?
The state of Michigan uses a statute of limitations for clergy sex abuse cases. Currently, you have about three years from the date of the abuse to file a claim. However, if the abuse occurred when you were a minor, you may have until your 28th birthday.
Your clergy sex abuse attorney in Meridian Charter Township can review your specific situation to determine the deadline for your claim.
Many states have expanded their statute of limitations for clergy sex abuse claims. We hope Michigan will follow this trend. However, if you believe you missed the statute of limitations for your claim, please contact us anyway. We may have options to help with your claim.
Does Michigan Have a History of Clergy Sex Abuse?
Michigan began heavily pursuing instances of clergy sex abuse in 2019. In a single year, the state found accusations involving 270 priests. We understand the full scope of clergy sex abuse in our state and focus on assisting people like you.
Why Choose Us for Clergy Sex Abuse in Meridian Charter Township?
Our team at White Law PLLC has served over 30,000 clients, including providing care for individuals who faced sexual abuse. We’ve brought our clients over $1 billion in compensation and earned a reputation for working aggressively to handle sex abuse cases.
Speak to Us About Your Clergy Sex Abuse Case
You can work with a Merdian Charter Township clergy sex abuse lawyer from White Law PLLC to handle your legal needs. We focus on your specific situation and compassionately discuss your situation. As a result, you can rely on us throughout every step of your case.
Find out more by calling or filling out our online contact form.
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