Survivors of sexual abuse have until May 25, 2016 to seek justice against their attackers. That is just a little over firm months away. The Window that has been limited due to bankruptcy by the diocese is part of a federal court order. Anyone who was sexually abused by an priest of the diocese, or who believes the diocese is liable for their abuse must act before the May 25 bankruptcy filing.
Nationally renowned priest abuse attorney Jeff Anderson’s website details instructions. There are a number of key points:
• You must file a claim by May 25.
• Your privacy and confidentiality can be protected.
• Filing your claim can help you and help protect children.
Please act now, because any further delay will result in loss of your right to make a claim
Abuse of children and the continued silence by the offenders needs to be prevented. If you suffered, saw, or suspected such events, it is important to know that there is help out there.