Child Sexual Abuse in Illinois

Child sexual abuse cases are registered by the dozen. There are even more of these cases that never see the light of the day. The reason for this is simple. Children may or may not be aware of what constitutes a bad touching. In many cases, even if the child knows that what is happening is wrong, they will direct all their anger, blame, and shame inwards. It is very difficult for children to come ahead and say that they have been sexually abused because they fear that the adults and their own peers will not trust their word or think that they did something to warrant that kind of abuse.


Not Your Fault – Child Sexual Abuse is Crime And Is Child Abuse At it’s Worst

The fact is that child sexual abuse is never a child’s fault. The abuser is the only one who needs to be brought to book and that too immediately. If allowed to go scot free, chances are very high that they will simply go ahead and hurt another child in the same manner. The only way to stop this unwanted cycle of abuse is by ensuring that legal action is taken against these child sexual abuse perpetrators as soon as possible.


Like Father, Like Son – Sexual Abuse is Usually Passed On from Father to Son

Illinois has seen more than its fair share of dreadful child sexual abuse cases. In Somonauk, Illinois, a 27 year old man, James Wilson, and his 53 year old father Matthew Wilson are both facing child sexual abuse charges. James Wilson has been charged with felony predatory criminal sexual assault as well as aggravated criminal sexual abuse of an underage person. The child in question was just 13 years old at the time of the assault. Matthew Wilson is also facing criminal sexual abuse charges. Wilson Sr. was a Somonauk High School teacher at the time of the child sexual abuse attacks. He has been charged on multiple counts of child sexual abuse against a minor which was two 17 year old victims at Somonauk High.


Illinois Sexual Abuse and Clergy Abuse Statute of Limitations

In the state of Illinois, there is an extended Delayed statute of limitations for Childhood Sexual Abuse Suits. The time period for the statute is 18 Years Old + 10 Years. So this means that if you were abused at the age of 12, you would have until the age of 28 to file a claim based on the current law.

Illinois, like most other states adheres to the Discovery Rule. Suits for childhood sexual abuse may also be brought within 5 years of the date the victim discovers or reasonably should have discovered the act of abuse and the injury caused.

If you were sexually abused by a priest, rabbi, coach, psychologist or any other person who sexually abused you, please don’t feel ashamed. We want to help you.


A Friend who can Help – Contact Sexual Abuse and Priest Abuse Attorney, Samuel Rogatinsky

If someone in your family or within your circle has been abused, it is time you consider contacting a dedicated attorney who can give you sound advice on what steps can be taken. Rogatinksy & Matthews is a law firm that handles sexual abuse cases throughout the United States. Sam Rogatinsky is an advocate for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Mr. Rogatinsky is committed to the victims and survivors who try so hard to heal from child sexual abuse and he will take your call any time, day or night. His personal cell phone number is 954.995.3805. It does not matter if you live in a remote area or in a large city, Sam will work with you to help you heal from the trauma that you have endured. The only way to begin the healing process is to expose the sexual abusers and the institutions that protect these animals. Sam can help you, but you must contact him now.

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