Marie Napoli Pens Article for NYLJ on Child Victims Act
March 8, 2019
Source: New York Law Journal
On Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act into law, cutting much of the procedural red tape that for years has kept victims from bringing criminal charges and filing civil lawsuits for damages and harms caused by abuse and assault on minor children.
The Child Victims Act lifts some of the burden on victims through four key changes to existing law.