Category: Sex Abuse

On May 3, 2019, DC Law 22-311 went into effect. The amendment changed Title 23 of the District of Columbia Official Code to eliminate the criminal statute of limitations for first, second, third, and fourth-degree sexual abuse. It extended the statute of limitations for violations of required reporting of abused or neglected children. It also […]Continue reading

Updated on February 14th, 2023 at 05:54 pmWashington D.C. Sexual abuse crimes are divided into five different categories (first-degree through to fourth-degree sexual abuse and misdemeanor sexual abuse) depending on the severity of the offense. Generally, adult sexual abuse is often called aggravated sexual assault or rape, while child sexual assault is called child molestation. […]Continue reading

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