What Is a Rape Kit?

Rape is the crime of forcing sexual intercourse upon someone by means of intimidation, threat of bodily injury, violence, menace, or duress. Rape can also occur while the victim is unconscious, intoxicated, physically restrained, or mentally disabled. If someone rapes you, know that what happened to you was not your fault. Also know that it… read more

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Was I Sexually Assaulted?

Sexual assault affects millions of men and women around the world. Estimates state at least one in three women and one in six men will experience sexual assault in their lifetimes. Sexual assault can occur at home, church, school and the workplace. If you have lived through sexual assault or sexual violence, you have options…. read more

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Male Victims of Sexual Assault

Sexual assault does not only happen to women. While statistically, female survivors of sexual assault outnumber male survivors, the numbers are often skewed due to underreporting by males. Men may not realize they can also be sexual assault victims, or else feel too afraid or ashamed to come forward. If you experienced sexual assault as… read more

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What Does Consent Mean?

Consent is an important part of any sexual assault claim. The laws regarding consent vary from state to state and by circumstance. Many people do not fully understand the definition of consent or what it could mean for a case. Learning about the related laws in California could help you determine whether you have a… read more

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