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The Milwaukee Archdiocese Bankruptcy: What it Means for Someone Who Has Been Abused

If you, or someone you know, were sexually abused by a priest, or any other person affiliated with the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, the archdiocese’s recent bankruptcy filing provides an opportunity for you to file a claim for compensation—even if in the past you were told you couldn’t. In addition to victims who were abused in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, if you were abused by a priest in another Wisconsin diocese or in another state, and your abuser was sent to your parish from the Milwaukee Archdiocese, you may be eligible to file a claim.

The Court Has Set a Bar Date of February 1, 2012, So You Must Act Now

The United States Bankruptcy Court has made a ruling that all claims against the Archdiocese must be filed by February 1, 2012. To be sure that an opportunity to seek justice and begin a journey of healing is not lost, it is important to contact us immediately for a confidential consultation.

Our Experience

Currently Jeff Anderson & Associates represent dozens of Wisconsin survivors of clergy sexual abuse who are parties to the Archdiocese of Milwaukee bankruptcy. Having represented hundreds of clergy abuse survivors in diocesan bankruptcies in states such as California, Iowa and Delaware, we bring valuable experience and understanding and can help support your claim.

Our lawyers are licensed to practice in Wisconsin, and along with affiliated lawyers in Milwaukee and other regions of Wisconsin, have gained favorable judgments and rulings from the highest courts of Wisconsin removing certain barriers that in the past prevented adult victims of childhood clergy abuse from seeking justice.

Our Commitment

Jeff Anderson & Associates is recognized as the nation’s premier law firm to represent victims of childhood sexual abuse. We are smart, tough and relentless, but the virtue that ultimately sets us apart is our compassion. We are people who feel deeply and work tirelessly in response to an unjust world. We have a reputation for being the best at what we do, and that begins and ends with our ability to meet each client’s unique needs while we support, protect and guide survivors along their journey towards justice and healing.

Filing a Claim Can Help You and Help Protect Children

Adding additional voices to those survivors that have already come forward will not only enhance the effort to hold abusers and the institutions that protected them and covered up their crimes accountable, but just as importantly, will raise awareness and protect future generations of children from abuse.

Your Privacy Will be Protected

Be assured that if a survivor joins this effort and wishes to remain anonymous we can take measures to assure your privacy.


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