Has Your Child Been Abused Or Neglected At A Church-Owned Facility?
Whatever your level of involvement in church — whether you attend weekly or are heavily into church functions — you trust your church, your pastor and the entire congregation. For many, church is a place of worship, a home away from home, a place of comfort and guidance.
What happens, then, when you find out your child was abused while in the care of the church? What are your legal rights as parents of an abused or neglected child? The Virginia family attorneys at The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC, in Manassas have been helping families since 1982. We can talk to you about answers to these questions in a free and confidential consultation. We can learn more about what occurred and talk to you about your next steps.
Was Your Child Abused at a Church Facility?
The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC, has more than 30 years of experience protecting the rights of the injured. When an injury claim involves a child, there is an additional element of vulnerability that can make any sensible adult feel unease, disgust and anger. We understand that as a parent, you have many different emotions regarding the abuse. We can take on your legal battle, giving you the time and space to deal with your emotions and take care of your child.
We handle abuse and neglect claims arising from church functions, Sunday school, church camp, after-school events, plays and choir, musical programs, field trips, church day care facilities and other activities that involve:
- Child sex abuse
- Sexual assault
- Assault and battery
- Injuries sustained from failing to monitor a child
The types of injuries sustained can vary from sexual abuse to playground injuries. We will take the time to listen to you and understand how the injuries have affected your family. We will work hard to hold negligent churches and church employees accountable for their actions.
Contact Our Virginia Family Lawyers
Our attorneys stand up for vulnerable and injured children. We want to help your family recover from this circumstance as fully as possible. Call our Manassas office today at 703-659-1961, toll-free at 866-719-4394 or contact us online to arrange a free consultation. There are no attorney’s fees unless we win compensation for you.