With 60 years of experience behind us, Farleys has a team of personal injury solicitors who specialise in claims of physical and sexual child abuse. Our specialists have dedicated their careers to helping survivors of physical and sexual abuse, and we can help you too – however long it’s been since the abuse occurred. Child abuse survivors may qualify for legal aid for their case. If not, we can usually take abuse claim cases on a no win no fee basis.
At Farleys, we know that child abuse is never the child’s fault. There are no exceptions. We have decades of experience in working for people abused during childhood, many of whom have never talked about the abuse before, so we understand exactly how difficult it can be to talk to a stranger about the details of abuse you’ve suffered, and you won’t be made to feel guilty or ashamed when talking to someone from our specialist team.
We’ll do everything in our power to ensure that you feel safe and comfortable, and we will never ask you to reveal all of the sensitive details until you are ready to do so. We will only ask you for enough information initially to determine if your abuse compensation claim is likely to succeed.
It’s very common for survivors to be understandably worried about pursuing legal action, often because of concerns about facing the abuser in court. However, very few cases get this far – most are settled well before that stage. If yours is one of the rare exceptions, you can count on us to be with you every step of the way.
Domestic child abuse claims take time as we have to secure evidence, witnesses and medical experts who can substantiate your claim. However, the time allows us to get to know you and to help you get to know us, so that you will feel comfortable talking at length with your solicitor about the abuse you suffered.
If you have suffered child abuse, be it sexual, physical or neglect, and would like to bring a claim contact the experts at Farleys Solicitors in confidence on 0330 134 6430 or complete your details below and we will call you back.Contact Us
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Do I qualify to make a compensation claim for child abuse?
What if the abuse took place years ago?
The law recognises that such suffering caused by abuse never really goes away. As such, you can make a claim for physical or sexual abuse regardless of how long ago the abuse took place. Farleys Solicitors can tell you who is legally responsible for the abuse and help you to sue them for compensation.
How long do I have to make a sexual abuse claim?
Common barriers include:
If any of the above sounds like something you’ve experienced, or you’re currently experiencing, then rest assured we’re here to help – you can contact us as soon as you feel ready to do so.
The only tangible difference that time makes is with regards to the collection of evidence, which obviously can become more difficult or complex as relevant records or items can be moved, relocated, or destroyed. If you decide to proceed, it’s best to get the ball rolling promptly – the sooner you’re able to get in touch with us, the better the chances of success for your case.)
Will Farleys protect my confidentiality?
Absolutely. Your privacy ranks as one of our top priorities here at Farleys Solicitors. We take care to keep the details of your car confidential, and we treat all documents in connection with your case as strictly classified. In the event that we need to contact any outside organisations or individuals about your case, such as the social services or police, we’ll always ask your permission in advance.
We can also apply to the court to make your details confidential on certain court documents.
If necessary, we can advise you on any relevant details of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act of 2002, which essentially prevents journalists from carelessly or deliberately identifying survivors of sexual abuse without express consent.
What is the process of a claim?
Our process for child abuse claims is split into several key stages. This is to ensure that we have sufficient evidence to collect evidence for your claim, and can assemble it into a solid case with the best chance of success.
With us here at Farleys, these key stages are as follows:
How will my claim be funded?
We will advise you on funding for your claim. We are often able to bring such cases on a ‘No Win, No Fee’ basis.
Some abuse victims will qualify for public funding. Farleys Solicitors holds a Legal Aid franchise in five of our offices and we can advise you as to whether you will qualify.
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