Florida child abuse laws, like the abuse laws of other states, fall within the Penal Code. The crime is broadly defined to include any type of cruelty inflicted on a
Florida Statutory Rape Laws. to have sex with a minor rape that does involve an assault is illegal in Florida (see Florida Sexual Battery Laws).
The Penn State scandal helped shape a new Florida sexual abuse reporting law that has been called the toughest in the nation, holding universities and individuals
Have reasonable cause to believe that the minor child is a victim of repeat sexual or dating under the laws of Florida and that acts of abuse; direct the
Change in Florida Sexual Abuse Law. How has the law changed? (or time limits) for victims of child sexual abuse wishing to file a civil lawsuit.
Florida has both a criminal and civil sexual abuse Florida's Statute of Limitations of Sexual Abuse. limitations for sexual battery on a minor is also
Florida state law currently classifies rape and offenses commonly referred to as" sexual assault" in many other states under the broader category of" sexual
Statutes, Constitution, & Laws of Florida. apply only to criminal child abuse and neglect sexual battery of a child pursuant to chapter
Florida's new childabusereporting law, passed in the wake of the Penn Statescandal, is being called the nation's toughest, and its penalties could have wideranging
Change in Florida Sexual Abuse Law: for victims of child sexual abuse wishing to Impact of the New Law With rare exceptions, Florida abuse victims who have