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Kansas Statute of Limitations: Child Sexual Abuse

Kansas Statute Of Limitations For Child Sexual Abuse Kansas statute of limitations laws previously restricted civil lawsuits that stem from crimes of sexual abuse perpetrated against children to a short, 3-year window; a clock that began ticking the day victims turned 18. As of July 1st, 2023, Kansas joined a growing number of states in…

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How Forensic Evidence Can Support Claims Of Sexual Abuse

Understanding Corroborating Evidence In Sexual Abuse Cases Corroborating evidence refers to information that supports or confirms the claims made by an alleged victim of sexual abuse. This evidence helps establish that the abuse likely occurred. Some examples of corroborating evidence in these cases include: Medical evidence: Examinations may reveal physical signs of abuse like bruising,…

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Defining Sexual Abuse: What Constitutes as Sexual Abuse?

What Is Sexual Abuse? Sexual abuse refers to any unwanted sexual act or behavior that violates a person’s consent or makes them feel uncomfortable. Acts of sexual abuse can include touching, fondling, intercourse, exposing oneself, or obscene communication. Sexual abuse often occurs when there is a power imbalance that prevents consent, whether due to age,…

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Car Accident Injuries: How Much Is My Case Worth?

Factors That Determine The Value Of Your Car Accident Claim Several key factors will influence how much your car accident claim is worth. The severity of your injuries is one of the most significant determinants. More serious injuries like broken bones, head trauma, or injuries requiring surgery typically merit higher settlement amounts. The duration of…

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