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Child Molestation

Educator Sexual Abuse

Nearly 1 in ten students graduating high school will be a victim of educator sexual abuse. Yet, sex abuse prevention training for anyone who has access to children in schools is not mandatory. The team of child molestation attorneys at Corsiglia McMahon & Allard are looking to change the law by mandating predator identification training. There are easy to recognize “red flags” which precede almost every sexual assault. Knowing the “red flag” behavior will help prevent the sexual abuse of children in our schools.

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Molestation Charges Filed Against Dartmouth Middle School Music Teacher Samuel Neipp

Sexual Abuse suspect Samuel Neipp

San Jose Dartmouth Middle School teacher Samuel Neipp is facing numerous sexual abuse charges following his arrest. Allegations include using his position of authority to molest at least two students and of the blackmail of one of the students. He allegedly threatened to post nude photographs of the 13-year-old girl unless she kept the sexual abuse a secret. Learn why this case is the continuation of a disturbing pattern involving educator sexual misconduct.

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Protecting Sexually Abused Kids from Revictimization

protecting children from sexual abuse.

The California legislature has adjourned for the 2017 year, taking action on a critical bill affecting child sexual abuse victims. New legislation sets time limits on psychological examinations or “psyche exams” on child sex abuse victims in civil lawsuits. Currently, there are no time limits. The law also mandates that a licensed therapist with experience in…

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Ronald Guinto Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Sexual abuse lawsuit names the Boys Scouts of America’s local representative, the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council [“SVMBC”], and Willow Glen-based Lincoln Glen Church. In representing a young sexual abuse victim, our lawsuit alleges that the named entities failed to properly supervise convicted child molester Ronald Guinto. As a result, a then ten-year-old Boy Scout was…

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Megan’s Law Loopholes

Megan's Law Sex Offenders

According to California’s Sex Offender Management Board, the number of sex offenders on the Megan’s Law website is nearly 17,000 less than than the number of registered sex offenders in the state. That’s because Megan’s Law exempts some registered sex offenders, including those convicted of sexual battery or a misdemeanor charge of annoying or molesting…

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Youth Counselor Facing Sex Abuse Charges

Francis Caceres of Mountain View is facing sex abuse charges following his arrest for allegedly having unlawful sexual intercourse with a victim under the age of 16. Caceres is alleged to have met the young girl at the Redwood City group home, Youth House South, where he was working as a youth counselor. In between…

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Female Teachers Arrested for Sexually Abusing Male Students

Corine Audiat

Two female teachers, one in Fremont and the other in San Jose, are both facing sex abuse charges alleging inappropriate sexual contact with male students. On Thanksgiving Day 2016, Washington High School PE teacher Corine Audiat was arrested for unlawful sex acts with a minor. Corine Audiat is also known as Cory Audiat. In early December, Trudy…

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Paul Dwayne Kilgore Sex Abuse

Dwayne Kilgore

Law Enforcement Believes There May Be Numerous Sex Abuse Victims Paul Dwayne Kilgore, the former athletic director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley, continues to face child sex abuse charges. He remains in jail on $1 million bail. After his arrest and photograph were publicized, the Healdsburg Police Department said it received…

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John Loyd

John Loyd is serving a 40-year prison sentence for sexually molesting four fifth-grade girls. His victims ranged in age from 9 to 11 years old. Three of the children were molested at Paradise Valley Elementary School during a three-year period from 2012-2014. And the fourth victim was molested from 2003 to 2004. Based on the…

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Embarcadero YMCA Molestation

Embarcadero YMCA Molestation

Parents or the loved ones of the Embarcardo YMCA molestation are urged to come forward. The law firm of Corsiglia McMahon & Allard can help victims of former Embarcadero YMCA camp counselor Evin “Devin” Blanchard.

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Protect Your Child From Coaching Sex Abuse

Coaching Sex Abuse

The success of famous athletes such as Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin inspires children across the nation to start swim lessons. Learn how to protect your kids from coaches who abuse their relationships.

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Repressed Memories of Child Sex Abuse

Repressed Memory

Why childhood sex abuse may cause repressed memories in adulthood, and why victims may take years to come forward. The human brain is a complex organ. It has nearly full control over the functioning of both the body and the mind. However, a traumatic event can deeply change the way a victim’s brain processes and interprets…

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Audrie Pott Case

Justice for Audrie Pott and Her Family Audrie Pott was just 15 years old when she was sexually assaulted. She was then photographed and humiliated at school by her assailants. Audrie Pott took her life eight days later. After waiting seven months for law enforcement to charge the assailants, the parents of Audrie Pott turned to…

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Nicolas Lhermine, YMCA Childcare Worker Sex Abuse Case Hearing

Nicolas Lhermine, Morgan Hill YMCA

Nicolas Lhermine, YMCA Childcare Worker Sex Abuse Preliminary Hearing Nicolas Lhermine is ordered to stand trial on sex abuse charges following a preliminary hearing in which the victims testified in this childcare worker sex abuse case.  Nicolas Lhermine faces six felony charges, the most being severe oral copulation or penetration of a child under 10, which may…

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Keith Woodhouse Found Guilty of Child Molestation

Keith Woodhouse Convicted Keith Woodhouse was convicted today of 30 felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a child under 14. Woodhouse was hired by Child Development Center, Inc. (CDI) to work at its day-care programs at Trace and El Rancho Elementary Schools in San Jose. While working at these locations, Woodhouse molested nine young…

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