Top Rated Sex Abuse Attorneys in the Buffalo and Rochester area.
Are you a victim of sexual abuse? Our top rated Rochester Buffalo sexual abuse lawyers will fight for you. We will review your case for free. Contact us by filling our form or call us direct at 716-400-0000 or 585-600-2019 for more information.
Sexual abuse and sexual assault cause lifetime injuries. Victims suffer in many ways, including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety.
As a reporter, Steve Boyd was honored by the Associate Press for uncovering the first large scale priest sex abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. Catholic Dioceses across New York are now under investigation again. This time by the United States Justice Department and the New York State Attorney General.
Steve is experienced in handling a variety of sexual abuse cases involving priests, teachers and their employers.
As a father raising his family in Buffalo, Steve understands the sensitivity required in handling these cases, especially when kids are involved.
There are usually two primary concerns for victims of sexual abuse: obtaining the proper treatment and maintaining confidentiality. In Rochester and Buffalo sexual abuse cases, it’s critical that the survivor get help from the appropriate professionals to provide therapy and evaluate the long term harms and losses resulting from the abuse. We also understand that in many cases the victim and their family will not want the abuse made public. We will take all appropriate steps to make sure these wishes are respected.
New York State is one of the last states to extend the statute of limitations for people abused as children. In February, New York passed the Child Victim’s Act. It will allow survivors who were abused years ago to bring lawsuits against abusers and their employers.
If you are a survivor of child sexual abuse or the parent of an abuse victim, you can meet with Steve Boyd to confidentially discuss your legal rights. Call 716-400-0000 or 585-600-2019 for a confidential appointment.