State-by-State Survey of Statutes of Limitation Applicable to Civil Claims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Statutes are subject to revision by legislatures and interpretation by courts. This is a rapidly changing area of the law and there is no guarantee that the information on this table is current. Some of the states for which there is no information or which have been listed as not recognizing any delayed discovery or extended deadlines may be considering legislation. Some of the statutes that are listed with limited deadlines may have case law exceptions.
If you are wondering if you have a civil case, you should consult an attorney who practices in your area and who can advise you how the statutes and case law in your jurisdiction apply to the facts of your individual situation.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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