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California Statutory Rape Laws

Statutory rape laws in California exist to protect children from sexual abuse. All sex between an adult and a minor is illegal in California. Further, statutory rape is sexual assault and child abuse.  If you experienced sexual activity with an adult as a...
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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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California Statute of Limitations on Child Molestation and Abuse

There are few actions as despicable as child abuse—an adult preying upon an innocent child violates both law and morals.  Sadly, many child molesters get away with their reprehensible actions because survivors are afraid to speak out. Child abuse can leave emotional scars...
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California Rape Laws: Your Rights as a Survivor

Survivors of rape have endured a terrible injustice. They face a long journey of physical and emotional healing that takes great courage. Steps to healing may involve survivors working with a physician, a therapist, and even a lawyer as they work through layers...
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California Sexual Harassment Law: An Overview of Your Rights

In 2020, 23,898 Californians reported civil rights violations, including sexual harassment. Despite its pervasiveness, sexual harassment is against the law. If you or a loved one has experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, you deserve to have a dedicated, relentless legal team by...
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List of Priests Accused of Abuse in San Francisco

There are several priests within the Archdiocese of San Francisco who are accused of sexual abuse. While many of these abuses happened prior to 1990, many occurred more recently. The list below represents ten priests accused of abuse in San Francisco by the...
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List of Priests Accused of Abuse in San Bernardino

Over the past few decades, there have been countless headlines about priests accused of abuse in San Bernardino and around the world. Unfortunately, there are many priests under the Archdiocese of San Bernardino who have numerous allegations against them. Below is a list...
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