California Scouting Abuse Survivors

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New Lookback Window

California Statute of Limitations Removed for 3 Years

1. You May Have a Second Chance at Justice
2. Receive Personal Attention on Your Case
3. You Pay Nothing Unless We're Successful For You

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Second Chance at Justice

New California Statute of Limitations on Sexual Assault

More Time to Pursue Action

New laws give survivors of Scouting sexual abuse in California more time to file lawsuits against their abusers. On October 13, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 218 into law. This bill gives sexual abuse victims more time to pursue justice and compensation for their abuse and pain & suffering. 

California survivors now have until the age of 40 or five years after abuse discovery to file a lawsuit against alleged abuser(s). 
Age increase to 40 years old
Five-year discovery period
3-year "lookback window" 
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3-Year "Lookback Window"

AB218 completely removes the statute of limitations for sexual abuse for three years. 

Within this three-year time frame, California sexual abuse survivors have the opportunity to sue abusers, even if past statute of limitations made them ineligible to sue. The lookback window also applies to survivors whose cases expired under old statute of limitations. This gives thousands of Scouting sexual abuse victims in California second chance to file lawsuits for the crimes inflicted on them by Scouting leaders in the past. 
The 3-year California lookback window begins January 1, 2020 and ends January 1, 2023.

California Scouting Abuse Lawyers

We are a group of over 8000 voices united together to call out the Boy Scouts of America for their negligence. The BSA failed to protect innocent children in their organization, and we aim to hold them accountable for their actions towards you. If you were abused while in Scouting programs, contact Abused in Scouting today.

Our sexual abuse attorneys serve Scouting abuse survivors in California and across the nation. With the new statute of limitations in place, our California sexual abuse lawyers can pursue action against the Boy Scouts of America so you have the chance to receive the compensation you justly deserve. 




Your voice is valued! When you contact Abused in Scouting, you talk with professionals who have knowledge and expertise necessary to care for your case. We remove any additional hassle from the process of filing a lawsuit for your peace of mind. 



Our sexual abuse attorneys have proven track records of recovering just compensation for clients. We fight aggressively for your right to compensation for the abuse you endured in the Boy Scouts. While it cannot undo the crimes of the past, we understand that cash settlements help victims cover financial burdens caused by abuse. 

Our sexual abuse lawyers have substantial experience handling even the most difficult cases. We tackle the legal giants so you can focus on healing and recovery.



We operate on a contingency-fee basis, so you don't pay a penny unless we win or settle your case. To learn if you are eligible to monetary compensation for the abuse you endured in the Boy Scouts, contact Abused in Scouting today. We offer free, no-obligation case evaluations and ensure that you always talk to a live person throughout the process. 

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