Sexual Assault Injury Attorneys in Charlotte
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Sexual assault is one of the most horrendous and heartbreaking experiences a person can go through. It can bring up all kinds of emotions, including guilt, fear, shame, and confusion. Despite how you might feel, the truth is it’s not your fault.
Sexual assault is a source of trauma that evokes powerful emotions. At Charles G. Monnett III & Associates, we are here to listen about your experience and assure you there is hope. Our Charlotte sexual assault attorneys can help you seek a fair and just settlement or, if a settlement is not possible, represent you in civil court. We are committed to fighting for the justice and recovery you need and deserve.
What Is Sexual Assault?
Understanding sexual assault is the first step towards protecting yourself and your body. Sexual assault is an act by which a person is coerced or physically forced to engage sexually with another against their will. It is a form of sexual violence that encompasses rape, groping, or sadistic sexual torture.
It is common for victims to feel confused after being assaulted. If you are unsure whether what you experienced was, in fact, sexual assault, the following can help you clarify the facts and help you determine if you have been a victim.
It was sexual assault if:
- You did not give consent
- You were a minor at the time
- You were under the influence of drugs or alcohol and unable to consent
- You were verbally or physically forced or manipulated
- Your perpetrator used drugs to lower your inhibitions
- Any unwanted contact or touching occurred
It is still sexual assault if:
- You knew your attacker
- You are related to your attacker
- You previously consented to sexual acts with your attacker
- You were or are still in a relationship with your attacker
If you identify with any of the above points, you may have been sexually assaulted and should seek medical attention immediately. After addressing physical and medical concerns, it is in your best interest to speak with a sexual assault attorney who can help you determine your next steps.
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In North Carolina, there are time limits, or statute of limitations, that control how long you have to take legal action against the person who assaulted you. If you have questions regarding whether there is still time to take legal action against the person who assaulted you, our attorneys are here to help.
If you or a loved one have been a victim of sexual assault, one of the sexual assault attorneys at Charles G. Monnett III & Associates can play a critical role in your healing process. Not only can we aggressively protect your rights, but we can also be a listening ear and compassionate resource. We understand how trying this time can be, and we want to assure you that you are not alone. We are here to help.
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