Survivors and Solicitors

Survivors of child sexual abuse, who courageously gave evidence to The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, are now torn between applying for compensation through the Redress Scheme and/or launching legal proceedings against the perpetrating organisations. Neither pathway is easy and neither has a guaranteed outcome. Historical child sexual abuse cases are notoriously difficult…
— Read on notforgotten.tv/2018/10/27/survivors-and-solicitors/

Acknowledge the legal process will trigger trauma symptoms

Gather a support team

Commit to a rigorous self-care plan

Engaging a solicitor

Key points to remember when working with a solicitor

MANAGING COMMUNICATION

Supporting Survivors

LEGAL SUPPORT

EMERGENCY CONTACTS
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