By Kristi S. Schubert A close trusting relationship is an essential part of successful therapy. Therapists are skilled in cultivating the trust of their patients and making them feel safe to share their deepest doubts, fears, and insecurities. When this trust is used properly, it can be powerful tool in helping the patient achieve therapeutic… Read More
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The experienced attorneys at Lamothe Law Firm represent both adult and child sexual abuse victims, drawing from years of personal injury litigation success and a deep compassion for our clients and the harm they have endured.
If you believe a child has been abused, raped, or sexually assaulted in Louisiana and your local police department is unwilling or unable to help, what do you do? Under state law, you have a number of options to help ensure the safety of the child and pursue justice. Beyond Criminal Laws: The Louisiana Children’s… Read More
Sexual abuse or assault can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, age, race, or socioeconomic status. When the victim is a child, however, it can be especially difficult to know how to respond. As more and more children report being sexually abused or assaulted in grade school and high school, it’s vital that parents take… Read More
The frequency of child sexual abuse in the U.S. is difficult to quantify because often it goes unreported, but statistics – even if the underlying data is underreported – remain staggering. In 2017, of the more than 1.1 million children under the age of 18 living in Louisiana, nearly one in every 2,000 of those… Read More
Ninety percent of children who are sexually abused will be abused by someone they already know and trust. Ninety-six percent of child sexual abuse perpetrators are male. Just because a person seems charming, well-liked or wealthy, do not lower your guard. Some predators are experts at seeming kind and having your child’s best interests in… Read More
The statistics regarding sexual abuse of children are shocking. According to data compiled by the Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LaFASA), one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually victimized by their 18th birthday. Sex offenders target minors because they are vulnerable and may not know that they should report what is… Read More
Frank and Julien Lamothe are interviewed by WVUE Fox News in New Orleans about their upcoming Baja XL adventure as Calliope Racing and their fundraiser to support Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault‘s important work and mission. See Video Here.
The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux has released the names of 14 priests deemed “credibly accused” of sexual transgressions against children. The list released today is divided into three categories, those priests who have either admitted, been convicted or entered pleas of guilty to sexual abuse of minors; those against whom credible allegations were made as a… Read More
The Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province have released a list of “credible accusations” regarding 42 members who have molested children. Many of these include Jesuits who worked at Jesuit High School in New Orleans. Information includes the list of Jesuits, details of each of the accused, and a statement from Jesuit High School. Here… Read More