The updated list of publicly accused Roman Catholic priests contains individuals who have been credibly accused, faced criminal charges or clergy abuse lawsuits, or have agreed to settlements with their victims. It is important to remember that not every individual facing legal action is guilty of a crime or liable for personal injury. Orange County priests accused of abuse are considered innocent until proven guilty.
This is the current list of the priests accused of sexual abuse in Orange County, California.1
Take a deeper look into the outcomes of these allegations, including criminal convictions, lawsuits alleging abuse, and the responses of Catholic church officials:1
Pursuing criminal charges or a personal injury lawsuit against your abuser can be intimidating and challenging, but many survivors find that doing so helps them to heal and move forward. Having a law firm explain your rights and what options are available will inform your choices as you make this decision.
You can speak to an experienced Orange County clergy abuse attorney with no obligation to pursue legal action. At Saunders & Walker, P.A., we have helped many survivors navigate this process to seek justice and help prevent sexual predators from continuing their abuse.
If you or someone you care about is a victim or survivor of sexual abuse, contact us today to learn more about how we can help you and your family find closure, protect others, and receive fair compensation to cover the costs of therapy and counseling far into the future.