Understanding the New York Child Victims Act

New York passed a landmark law which extends the statute of limitations for child sex abuse, for both criminal and civil lawsuits. Attorneys Irwin Zalkin and Alex Zalkin outline the practical implications of this law for victims when pursuing sexual abuse lawsuits. They share some of the opportunities this law has created for victims who are older and weren’t previously able to pursue legal action against their abusers because of the statute of limitations.

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