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Sexual Assault Lawyer Raleigh

Sexual assault and harassment is a serious matter that should be treated with the utmost respect, care and compassion. The experienced professionals at the Law Office of D. Hardison Wood promise each and every one of our clients the care, and confidentiality, they deserve. Sexual assault and harassment comes in many different shapes and forms, and does not discriminate; anyone may become a victim of sexual assault. Just a few of the ways that sexual abuse may be experienced include:

  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Battery
  • Rape/Statutory Rape
  • Child Molestation
  • Molestation
  • Fondling, Groping or Inappropriate Touching
  • Sexual Harassment

Did you know you can hold businesses responsible for sexual assault? For example, if a business fails to keep areas, such as parking lots, lit properly and a sexual assault occurred in that location, the business can be held responsible.

Whether you, or someone you know, has experienced sexual assault or harassment from a stranger, coworker, family member or friend, we are here to help you defend yourself. We understand that the time following sexual abuse is difficult and emotionally draining, which is why we do everything we can to make our clients feel as comfortable as possible, while taking the load off of their shoulders. If you are a victim of sexual assault or harassment and are in need of an attorney in the Raleigh area, call on the Law Office of D. Hardison Wood. With the Law Office of D. Hardison Wood, you won’t feel victimized any longer.

If your case occurred in a federally-funded educational institution you may be protected under Title IX law. We will work with you through every step of this difficult time to identify your rights and help you earn them, so that you can focus on yourself.

Sexual Assault and the Law: What You Need to Know

Since initial allegations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced, more and more women have become empowered to share their stories of sexual assault, and hold the perpetrators accountable. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, someone in the US is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds. Even still, experts say events… Read more »

Chilling Allegations of Neglect of Sexual Assault Victims at Baylor University

Victims’ names have been changed to protect their identities. Tanya, Kim, and a women’s soccer player belong to an unfortunate, yet resolute group of collegiate women – all with something in common. At one point that common ground would’ve been found as they enthusiastically entered the campus gates of Baylor University freshman year, but today… Read more »

Follow Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Hardison Wood Supports Sexual Assault Awareness Sexual assault is a serious and all too prevalent crime. Though the media has covered certain “high-profile” sexual assault cases recently, mainly those involving local greek fraternity chapters, all cases matter and all victims deserve to be heard. It is up to us to hear them and help them…. Read more »