The laws prohibiting child sexual abuse can be difficult to understand. This toolbox will provide you with information to help you grasp the legal implications of child abuse. Inside you will find 

  1. Federal and state meanings of child sexual abuse 

  2. Useful federal laws 

  3. Factors that increase the penalty for people who abuse children 

  4. People who must report child abuse 

* This website material does not serve as legal advice and is intended simply to provide you with basic resources. If you find yourself amidst legal issues, consider engaging legal counsel.




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