Sexual Abuse or Assault in Schools

Santa Barbara and Ventura Sexual Abuse Victims Attorneys

Schools that fail to provide children a supportive and safe learning environment are unforgivable. It’s unthinkable that any kind of sexual misconduct could occur in any school. Unfortunately, sexual abuse incidents in schools have risen from 9,649 to 14,938 between the years of 2015 to 2018, based on the Department of Education’s (DOE) Civil Rights Data Collection report. Likewise, cases of attempted rape or rape doubled from 394 to 786.

Parents shouldn’t have to worry about their children’s safety while in school. But if your child is sexual abuse victim, our Ventura and Santa Barbara school sexual abuse lawyers here at The Law Offices of Bamieh & De Smeth, PLC, will help pursue justice for your child.

What Exactly is School Sexual Abuse?

Schools are Responsible for Our Children’s Safety

The DOE’s revised Title IX Final Rule details the vital legal obligations of school districts that provide greater protections for students against sexual misconduct. The revised Final Rule, among other things, include the following:

Our Ventura and Santa Barbara Sexual Abuse Lawyers are Ready to Fight for Your Child

The Ventura and Santa Barbara sexual abuse lawyers at The Law Offices of Bamieh & De Smeth, PLC, are dedicated to protecting and preserving your child’s rights when they’ve been sexually harassed, molested, assaulted, or otherwise abused by the same people you’re counting on to protect them.

If your child’s innocence has been robbed due to any kind of school sexual abuse by a school employee, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Ventura and Santa Barbara sexual abuse lawyers for a free consultation about your legal options. Call us at 805-643-5555 or contact us online for more details.