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What Constitutes Sexual Harassment at Work in California?

You may feel defeated and alone after you experience sexual harassment in the workplace. At Boucher LLP, our experienced attorneys are here to help you feel empowered to seek justice and end unlawful employment practices.  To enable you to stand up and get...
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What Is the Statute of Limitations on Priest Sexual Abuse in California?

Childhood sexual abuse can leave survivors with a lifetime of shame and fear, especially when the abuser was someone they trusted. At Boucher LLP, we recognize the immense bravery that it takes to come forward and speak about your abuse. When you reach...
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California Sexual Assault Laws for Survivors

Basic respect for human dignity means that every person deserves to be free of unwanted sexual contact at work, school, church, and home. Boucher LLP wants you to know how the law defines sexual assault and what it means for you. Statistics show...
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Average Settlement for Clergy Abuse in California

Many people were shocked by the sexual abuse that rocked the Roman Catholic Church. Survivors who protected their abusers for years spoke out and revealed that trusted priests committed horrific acts. It’s a scandal that makes headlines and destroys lives. Survivors of sexual...
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How to Report Clergy Sex Abuse in California

Over the last few years, the news has been tragically full of stories of clergy sexual abuse. But for those who have been abused, it may be hard to know how to report a pastor for sexual misconduct. Here, we’ll share the information...
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Former employee of the SBC Executive Committee Compiles a List of Accused Clergy Sexual Abusers

According to the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC): The recently released Guidepost report revealed a list of alleged abusers compiled by a former employee of the SBC Executive Committee. This list is being made public for the first time as an initial, but important,...
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How to Sue for Sexual Harassment in California

Sexual harassment is a pervasive problem. But taking action to make it stop can be emotionally challenging and nerve-wracking. In particular, thinking about suing for sexual harassment in the workplace brings up a number of concerns. Will I get fired for complaining? Will...
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Average Sexual Harassment Settlement in California

Sexual harassment is a significant problem in California. In a 2019 survey of 500 Californians, 86% of women surveyed and 53% of men surveyed reported experiencing sexual harassment. Fortunately, more people are breaking their silence and filing complaints against their harassers. If you...
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The Art of Healing

Processing the Trauma of Sexual Assault and Abuse Through Creativity Artists, Poets, Musicians, Friends and Family Come Together for an Intimate Event GLENDALE, Calif. – On Friday, April 29, in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness month, Boucher LLP presented The Art of Healing,...
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California Assembly Bill 218: Info and Rights for Survivors

Only one out of three people choose to report their sexual assault to the police. Reporting childhood sexual assault can be extremely challenging. Many people take decades to report their childhood sexual assault. The average age of those reporting was 52 years old....
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