Compassionate New Mexico Attorney Helping Victims of Sexual Abuse, Assault and Molestation
While sexual abuse is a crime that carries severe penalties beyond jail time, there are civil remedies that must be pursued as well. The lawyer at Youngers Law, PA, compassionately represents clients when people in authority violated their trust.
If you need help pursuing civil remedies against someone who has sexually abused you or a loved one, contact the firm at 505-933-8480 or 575-636-2057. Attorney Joleen Youngers will handle your case with discretion and sensitivity to your situation. With offices in Santa Fe and staff in Las Cruces, the firm provides representation to clients throughout New Mexico.
Pursuing Civil Remedies for Sexual Abuse
The attorney and her staff at Youngers Law recognize the trauma that her clients experience following sexual abuse. While the criminal justice system can punish the offending individual, it does not address the long-term damage that the survivor may have suffered. A special relationship based on trust that results in sexual abuse has serious and long-lasting effects on the victim.
Joleen Youngers recognizes the need to not only hold abusers accountable, but also the need to hold the institutions and businesses who supervise those abusers accountable.
Holding Authority Figures Responsible for Violating Your Trust
We have all heard stories in the news about authority figures, such as teachers, coaches, ministers, priests and Boy Scout troop leaders, who have abused their power by engaging in sexual abuse of children. It is also known that police officers, prison guards and jail guards have severely violated the civil rights of accused individuals by sexually assaulting them. . When this type of abuse happens, you need an advocate at your side who will hold the abuser responsible.
Sexual abuse cases are rife with emotion. Attorney Youngers will build your case based on your story and how what happened impacted and hurt you. You may be entitled to compensation for the psychological damages that you and those close to you have suffered. She and her staff can help.
Reach Out to Attorney Joleen Youngers
For more information, or to schedule an appointment with an experienced and compassionate lawyer, please contact the firm today. Call 505-933-8480 or 575-636-2057. The firm’s lawyer provides free consultations to victims of sexual assault or abuse.