New York Governor Cuomo Extends Time to File Cases Under New York Child Victims Act

(Albany, NY) – Today Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the window for survivors of child sexual abuse to file lawsuits under the New York Child Victims Act has been extended an additional five months to January 14, 2021.

“We applaud Governor Cuomo’s decision to give survivors of child sexual abuse more time to come forward and file their cases during these unprecedented and difficult times,” said Attorney Jeff Anderson of Jeff Anderson & Associates.

The New York Child Victims Act allows survivors of child sexual abuse in New York an opportunity to take legal action for the abuse they suffered, however only for a limited time. The legislative “window” to file cases was set to expire on August 13, 2020.

Contact:

Jeff Anderson: 646.499.3364 (c), 646.759.2551 (o)

Mike Finnegan: 612.205.5531 (c), 646.759.2551 (o)

Trusha Goffe: 646.995.0616 (c), 646.759.2551 (o)

 

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