Filing a Civil Lawsuit for Sexual Harassment

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Investigators, juries, judges, prosecutors and everyone else must understand that rape victims, immediately followingrepparttar assault, may not react with all of their normal faculties. When someone suffers a traumatic event, it may take a while for your head to clear and your heart rate to return to normal.

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Many victims of sexual abuse do fully recover. This is not to suggest that they ever forget about what occurred, because they do not. However, they can, withrepparttar 146048 help of family, friends, and professionals, go on with their lives and be happy again. And, it is very important that when a victim of sexual abuse comes forth and reportsrepparttar 146049 crime to family, friends, law enforcement, and others, that he or she be listened to inrepparttar 146050 sincerest fashion possible.

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The Role of a Public Defender

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Being freed fromrepparttar payment of your legal fees is notrepparttar 146040 only advantage in hiring a public defender. With regards to a public defender’s capabilities, you can consider him asrepparttar 146041 “perfect knights for justice” because he is very efficient at sizing up your case and presenting an acceptable plea bargain deal torepparttar 146042 prosecutor and judge. Additionally, he is updated on new laws and legal theories in his area of specialty. As a result, you may be done withrepparttar 146043 criminal process and on withrepparttar 146044 rest of your life sooner than if you were represented by a private attorney.

Regardingrepparttar 146045 drawbacks, you have to know that a government-paid lawyer often has a huge overload of cases so he can’t devote a lot of time to a certain lawsuit. He also often lacks office equipment and adequate research access, and can’t afford to hire investigators to properly flesh out your case. As a result, you may have little or no access to your lawyer except during actual court hearings.

With all these,repparttar 146046 decision is still left for you to decide on if you’ll want a public defender to back you up in your case or not.

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