How late can a victim bring a claim for damages caused by childhood sex abuse?
Many statutes of limitation have been amended to give adults who suffered sex abuse during childhood more time to file damages claims. In Washington state, for example, RCW 4.16.340 permits a claim to brought as late as three years after the victim discovers that her emotional problems are the result of the abuse. DISCLAIMER: These materials have been prepared by the Law Office of David S. Marshall for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Internet subscribers and online readers should not act upon this information without seeking competent counsel. The information contained in this web site is provided only as general information and may not reflect the law governing a particular person’s situation. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for obtainin