Sexual Abuse in Relationships

When many people hear the phrase sexual abuse, they imagine physical altercations such as domestic violence. They may also imagine sexual assault or rape committed by strangers. You may not realize that you can experience the crime of sexual abuse within a relationship, committed by your partner, under the official definition of this offense. What… read more

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Gerardo Regalado, Former Perris High volleyball coach accused of sexually assaulting 2 students

Gerardo Regalado, a former varsity boys volleyball coach and math teacher at Perris High School who recently resigned was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 18, and accused of sexually assaulting two students. Regalado, 29, was taken into custody at the Riverside County sheriff’s station in Perris. He was being held in lieu of $1 million bail… read more

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Matthew Lin Johnson Former Oak Hills High School Assistant Principal Arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Matthew Lin Johnson age 42, has been arrested on allegations by a 10 year old girl  he sexually abused her. Johnson is a former Assistant Principal at Oak Hills High School. “Following an extensive investigation, CAC (Crimes Against Children) detectives discovered the crime occurred multiple times when the victim was seven and eight-years-old,” stated a… read more

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Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard Arrested And Accused Of Sex Trafficking Of Underage Girls in Federal Indictment

Billionaire businessman and fashion mogul Peter Nygard was arrested by Canadian police in Winnipeg. U.S. Federal authorities have alleged  that Nygard used his company to prey on girls and young women that they say he sexually assaulted and used to serve friends and business associates. Nygard was hit with a nine-count grand jury indictment that included… read more

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Warning Signs of Sexual Abuse in Teenagers

Sexual abuse is a rampant crime that affects millions of people around the world. As a parent, you may never think your teenager could be one of them. You may assume your teen would tell you, but only about 25% of sexual assault cases get reported to the police. It is often up to family… read more

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Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard Accused of Rape and Sex Trafficking Underage Girls in Class Action Lawsuit

Billionaire businessman Peter Nygard has been of accused of drugging and raping girls as young as 14 during wild sex parties at his secluded Bahamas estate. A federal class action lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York alleges that the 77 year old  fashion mogul recruited the young women to attend “pamper parties… read more

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Figure Skating Coach Sentence to 24 Years

Figure skating coach was sentence to 24 years in prison for sexually abusing children. This is the latest child sexual abuse scandal to hit the sport of figure skating and the US Figure Skating Association. Manly, Stewart & Finaldi is the nation’s leading law firm representing those who were raped, molested or abused as children… read more

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School Psychologist Charged with Statutory Rape

A 35-year-old school Psychologist, Kristen Lynne Boyle, has been charged with statutory rape at the Fullerton Unified School District. People must be able to trust their doctors and other health care providers in order to receive quality medical care. This is especially true of therapists. When a therapist abuses her position of trust and abuses… read more

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Attorney: MSU’s $4.5 million fine an ‘absolute punch in the face’ to Nassar survivors

The announcement by the US Department of education of a 4.5-million-dollar settlement with Michigan State University following a Title IX investigation into the University’s handling of the Larry Nassar scandal was strongly criticized by prominent Nassar survivors and their attorneys. The Title IX investigation found a systemic failure by the University and its officials to… read more

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O.C. Youth Basketball Coach Suspected of Sexual Abuse of Minors

A former Orange County youth basketball coach was recently arrested over allegations that he had unlawful sex with minors a decade ago. The coach, Carlos Juarez, 44, of Costa Mesa, was taken into custody by law enforcement outside his home in the 1300 block of Adams Avenue. Four victims reported sexual incidents involving Juarez to… read more

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