Jeffrey Barton Pleads Not Guilty to Sexually Abusing Children

Jeffrey Barton, the 55-year-old former head of schools at the Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California, has entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of sodomy by force and 14 counts of oral copulation by force. The trial of Jeffrey Barton is taking place in Vista, California – near the location of… read more

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Investigation Leading To Arrest of Jeffrey Barton Began in June

Former Army and Navy Academy administrator Jeffrey Barton was arrested on October 18, 2013, on charges of sexually molesting six former students. The investigation was opened this June when a victim, now an adult, reported past sexual abuse by Barton to the police. Since then, five other victims have been identified and the investigation is… read more

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Top Administrator at Army Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California, Arrested on Suspicion of Molesting At Least Six Young Boys

A former top administrator at the Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California was arrested on October 17, 2013, on suspicion of sexually molesting at least six former students who he had mentored. The administrator, Jeffrey Barton, who is 55, was charged with molesting two students at Army and Navy, one of them more than… read more

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Teacher Who Gave Birth To Her Teen Student’s Child Re-Arrested

Laura Whitehurst, the Citrus Valley High School teacher who just last week was arrested after giving birth to a child fathered by one of her students, has been arrested again as more victims come forward. In fact, since her original arrest on July 1, 2013, two more male victims have come forward to claim they… read more

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Teacher Who Gave Birth To Teen Student’s Child Arrested

Laura Elizabeth Whitehurts, a 28-year-old high school teacher at Citrus Valley High School in Redlands, California, has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 16-year-old student at the high school where she taught. Whitehurst has since given birth to the minor student’s baby. Their relationship reportedly lasted for one year. While the police… read more

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Lawsuit Filed Against Sacramento City Unified School District

A lawsuit has been filed against Sacramento City Unified School District, by a teenage boy and his mother. The suit stems from the recent arrest and conviction of Preston Howard Lewis, who was sentenced in October to 18 years in state prison after pleading no contest to three felonies and a misdemeanor for molesting a… read more

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Manly, Stewart & Finaldi Recovers $2 Million for Sex Abuse Victim of Father Michael Harris

Yesterday, June 18, 2012, Manly, Stewart & Finaldi recovered 2 million dollars on behalf of sexual abuse victim John TH Doe, on the first day of trial. Plaintiff TH is presently a Lt. Colonel in the United States Air Force, and was sexually abused while a student at Mater Dei High School, in Santa Ana,… read more

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New Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Former Basketball Coach, Mater Dei, Diocese of Orange

Our attorneys (on behalf of our client, an alleged victim of childhood sexual molestation) filed a second sex abuse lawsuit against a former Mater Dei High School basketball coach, the school and the Diocese of Orange. The suit alleges that Jeffrey Andrade, ex-coach at the school and a self-admitted molester(During a sworn deposition in 2007,… read more

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