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If you were sexually abused as a child by a priest, deacon or any other member of the church, you are not alone.  We are here to help you.  Please contact Vanderhyde Law today for a free consultation.  Toll Free 1-866-777-2557 or fill out our confidential contact form and a member of our team will respond within 24 hours.   We understand how difficult it can be to take this step. Please be assured that we will be honest and caring in our discussion with you, and at all times respect your privacy.  Help is available nationwide.   There are no legal fees unless you receive money.  

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Our goal is to achieve the largest settlement possible for you and help you with your road to healing.  Money does not erase harm or make you whole again.  However, settlement money can help you pay bills, get necessary treatment, and provide future financial security for your family and loved ones.  Making a claim holds the church accountable and may help prevent this from happening to someone else.

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We offer free, confidential, no obligation consultations.  There are no legal fees or costs to you unless you receive money at the end of the case.  You have nothing to lose.  Making the call is sometimes the hardest step, but it is often a necessary step on the road to healing and justice.

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Please call Vanderhyde Law today to start the discussion.  Toll Free 1-866-777-2557 or use our online contact form and a lawyer will respond to you within 24 hours to answer your questions and discuss your possible claim.

New Jersey


After releasing the names of 188 priests and deacons who have been accused of sexually abusing children, the five Roman Catholic Dioceses in New Jersey have approved the creation of the Independent Victim Compensation Program which will pay victims of church sexual abuse.  They include: Camden, Metuchen, Newark, Paterson and Trenton.   Learn More

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The Pennsylvania Diocese Victims Report (often referred to as the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report) "serves as the holding ground for the results of a two-year grand jury investigation into widespread sexual abuse of children within six dioceses of the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania and the systemic cover up by senior church officials in Pennsylvania and at The Vatican."  It began in 2016 and investigated sexual abuse in the Dioceses of Allentown, Scranton, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Greensburg and Erie.  A total of 301 priests were accused of sexually abusing children.  Learn More



In 2017 the Diocese of Brooklyn initiated an Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program (IRCP) which consisted of two phases.  The first phase involved all the victims who had been know to the Diocese prior to the announcement of the IRCP.  The second phase involved those who made their allegations after the opening of the IRCP.  On February 15, 2019, the Diocese of Brooklyn released over 100 new names of priests who were credibly accused of sexual abuse.   Learn more

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The first step is for us to work with you and come up with a plan to get the results you need. Through our understanding of the law and your understanding of the circumstances, we will craft a path to success.

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You may have a claim, but time is limited.  Let us help you figure out what plan of action works best for you.

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