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Diocese of Oakland Clergy Sexual Abuse Attorney

If you want results, call us. If you want peace of mind, call us. If you want representation who understands the hardship that has been thrust upon you, call us.

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At DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo, our main mission is to help others, especially after egregious crimes such as clergy abuse. If you or a loved one has suffered abuse under the Diocese of Oakland in California, our Diocese of Oakland clergy abuse lawyers can help. We can take care of your claim from start to finish, identifying the correct defendants and accurately evaluating your losses. You may be eligible for compensation for your emotional and financial harm. Contact our injury lawyers today for a confidential, no-cost consultation.

Why We Are the Right Firm for You

  • We have been assisting California clients for more than 35 years.
  • We do everything in our power to give our clients peace of mind.
  • Our Diocese of Oakland clergy abuse attorneys understand the laws surrounding clergy abuse claims.
  • We have obtained over $750 million on behalf of our clients.
  • We are a full-service firm that does not charge unless we win.

How We Can Help

Healing from the trauma of childhood clergy abuse may start with filing a claim against the at-fault party. Bringing a civil action could hold the person who caused your trauma accountable. Our Diocese of Oakland priest abuse attorneys can help you determine whether you are within your statute of limitations for a child sexual abuse or sexual assault claim. Then, we may be able to help you fight for fair financial recovery. When you retain our firm, you can rest assured we will keep your identity confidential the entire time if desired.

Convicted and Accused Priests in the Diocese of Oakland

We know how difficult it can be to name your perpetrator and speak about the trauma you endured. Exposing a priest or another member of the clergy who committed a crime, however, could shed light on this pervasive issue and bring offenders to justice. It could also result in payment for your related traumas to help you move forward. So far, 44 clergy members in the Diocese of Oakland have entered the Database of Publicly Accused Priests, a list of individuals with allegations against them involving sex crimes.

  • 20 individuals sued
  • 16 individuals accused¬†
  • 4 individuals convicted
  • 3 individuals arrested
  • 1 individual settled

Allegations do not mean the individuals committed the crimes. However, this many clergy members allegedly involved in child sexual abuse in the Diocese of Oakland alone highlight the disturbing prevalence of this crime in California. If you experienced this type of trauma, you are not alone. Allow us to help you fight for justice and achieve closure through the civil justice system.

Compensation Available

Our Diocese of Oakland clergy abuse lawyers realize most clients who contact us for assistance are not only seeking financial awards but also the peace of mind of successfully settling a case against a sexual abuser. We work around the clock to help survivors of clergy abuse identify their perpetrators, gather any available evidence and pursue justice through the civil system. If you are within your statute of limitations, you could be eligible for recovery.

  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Mental anguish
  • Psychological trauma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Lost enjoyment of life
  • Lost income
  • Legal fees
  • Punitive damages

The statute of limitations in most cases is the age of 26 or 3 years after the discovery of childhood sexual abuse. The deadline for sexual assault cases is 10 years after the incident. A settlement or judgment award can penalize wrongdoers and give you closure regarding your traumatic experience. For a full estimate of what your specific case could be worth against an individual and/or the Diocese of Oakland, contact us for a free consultation.

Speak to a Lawyer Today in Oakland

DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo can help you with any case concerning Diocese of Oakland abuse. Our lawyers have decades of personal injury law experience and have handled numerous cases involving child sexual abuse and assault. We obtain real results through hard work and dedication. Any conversations about your case you have with someone from our firm is in the strictest confidence. Speak to us directly about the incident at (714) 783-2205 or use our contact form to request a callback.