What is the definition of sexual assault in Michigan?
Sexual assault in Michigan is defined as forcing or coercing an individual to engage in any non-consensual sexual contact. The law regarding sexual assault in Michigan is called the Criminal Sexual Conduct Act. This Act is gender-neutral and includes marital, stranger, date, acquaintance, and child sexual assault.
Reporting Sexual Assault – Reasons Survivors Often Remain Silent
Coming forward takes courage. It’s hard to talk about and brings up unwanted memories. Survivors most often stay silent for the top following reasons:
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Our success isn’t just based on the compensation we obtain for our clients. Our true measure of success is making strong statements to organizations that fail to protect our loved ones from the horrible acts of others and serving justice to the individuals conducting these acts.
Victims of sexual assault can suffer a lifetime of physical and emotional damage. Oftentimes, the criminal justice system fails to prosecute the offenders or obtain convictions, terribly failing victims and their families. This is where personal injury attorneys step in. By pursuing a civil claim against perpetrators and other liable entities, justice is possible. We have experience successfully handling sexual assault cases in Michigan and Illinois. Rest assured, we will fight for you.
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If you or a loved one are a victim of sexual assault, you deserve justice, support, and to move forward with your life. In a confidential and free initial case review, we will listen to your story. Contact us online or call us at (517) 394-7500 today.
Additional Resources for Victims of Sexual Assault in Michigan
U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline 800.799.7233
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800.656.HOPE (4673)
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