The laws regarding criminal sexual abuse depend on whether the victim is an adult or child. Child sexual abuse is often referred to as child molestation, while adult sexual abuse is often called rape or aggregated sexual abuse:
If you are a accused of Rape, Child Molestation, Child Abuse, or any other Sexual Abuse, you should speak to a criminal defense attorney immediately to learn more about your rights, your defenses and the complicated legal system.
If you are a victim of Rape, Child Molestation, Child Abuse, or any other Sexual Abuse, you should call the police. If there is sufficient evidence, the police will then forward your case to the District Attorney's office to prosecute the person who committed the sexual abuse against you.
If you are interested in bringing a civil lawsuit for money against the person who committed Rape, Child Molestation, Child Abuse, or any other Sexual Abuse against you, you should contact a attorney specialized in dealing with victims of abuse or a consult with experienced sexual assault lawyers.
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