The Laws In Your State
Laws can vary significantly by state. Click on your state to see the laws regarding:
- Defining Sexual Violence: How does your state define sexual assault crimes?
- Mandatory Reporting: When — and how — you're required to contact the authorities.
- Confidentiality Laws: Are conversations between victims and counselors kept confidential?
- HIV/AIDS Testing of Sexual Offenders: When testing is allowed — or required.
- Statutes of Limitations: Is it too late to prosecute a crime committed years ago?
- Termination of Rapists' Parental Rights: Does your state allow rapists' to have parental rights like custody and visitation?
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