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When a child discloses abuse.
(Exchange Press, 2019-07)
In peer-on-peer child sexual abuse, states differ on who’s a peer.
(GA: Kennesaw State University, 2020-07-29)
The phrase “peer on peer child sexual abuse” is well known. It implies an exploitative sexual relationship of one minor by another. But who is a “peer”? From the Latin word par the term infers equality. A dictionary ...
Out of luck: Need a rural family law attorney?
(State Bar of Wisconsin, 2019-09)
SUMMARY At first glance, it might seem that Wisconsin has an abundance of lawyers. But a closer look shows that while some parts of the state have ample legal services, many locations do not. Wisconsin is one of many ...
Child Abuse: Beware the 'Unsubstantiated' Finding.
(State Bar of Wisconsin, 2018-09)
Every year in Wisconsin, many child-abuse allegations are made but not substantiated. There are ways to help families in such cases despite the lack of any formal finding that the abuse actually happened.
Family Court Or Not? Raising Child Abuse Allegations Against A Parent.
(State Bar of Wisconsin, 2020-03-09)
In cases involving child abuse allegations against a parent, lawyers must decide whether to bring an action in children's court or family court. There are procedural and substantive advantages and disadvantages to filing ...
Peer-on-Peer Child Sexual Abuse: A Proposed Updated Definition of ‘Peer’
This article continues our exploration of whether we can determine a principled approach to age-gap laws based on information about adolescent development.