Victims Of Sexual Abuse By A Mormon LDS Priest, Bishop, Elder Or Clergy Member May Be Able To Seek Justice & Compensation

Victims Of Sexual Abuse By A Mormon LDS Priest, Bishop, Elder Or Clergy Member May Be Able To Seek Justice & Compensation

Survivors & Their Families Can Seek A 100% Confidential & Secure Case Evaluation.

To Qualify for a potential claim:

  • You must be currently under the age of 40
  • Sexual Abuse must have occured in th state of California by a Clergymember of the LDS (Priest, Bishop, etc)


*Consent: By clicking the "NEXT" or "SUBMIT" button, I consent to receive recurring auto dialed and/or text messages from Shield Justice Watch, and Tort Intake Professionals LLC or our partners in order to discuss my legal options and at the telephone number I provided. I also consent to the Shield Justice Watch Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. I understand that I may receive a call even if my telephone number is listed on a Do Not Call list and that my consent is not a requirement of purchase. I understand that my telephone company may impose charges on me for these contacts and that I can revoke this consent at any time. For SMS campaigns: Text STOP to cancel and HELP for help. Msg & data rates may apply. Recurring msgs up to 27 msgs per month.

100% Free & Secure Case Evaluations

Answer a few basic questions online

Receive a confidential case evaluation

Have an individual claim filed for compensation

Why Victims Are Coming Forward

Reports have found that thousands of current and former members of the Mormon church suffered from abuse at the hands of high-ranking church officials. Many of the leaders in the church knew of the abuse yet continued to take part in widespread cover-ups to limit police involvement.

Mormon families attempting to expose instances of sexual abuse within their communities have alleged that they faced suppression and threats of disciplinary action from church leaders.

  • In one case in Idaho, two members claimed they were warned of potential punishment after alerting their congregation about their former bishop facing child sex abuse charges dating back a decade. Despite being aware of the allegations, the church allowed the bishop to remain an active member for months, prompting members who tried to speak out to face threats of disciplinary action. The bishop, Dylan Whiting, was eventually charged, convicted, and sentenced to prison.
  • Another case in Minnesota involves a social worker who asserts he lost his church position for speaking out about a registered sex offender in a leadership role.  Michael Benjamin claims he was silenced after questioning the appointment of a registered sex offender, Michael Adam Davis, to a senior church role. Benjamin was stripped of his positions within the church and faced account suspension after raising concerns about the lack of background checks. Davis later reoffended, leading to his conviction and a 30-year prison sentence.
  • The Mormon Church, based in Utah, also faces a significant lawsuit alleging a pattern of 'concealing' sexual abuse to protect its reputation. These allegations support previous reports on victims accusing Mormon leaders of concealing a sexual abuse 'epidemic,' comparable to scandals in the Catholic church. Around a dozen victims have shared their stories, unveiling decades of alleged cover-ups.

The church's commitment to youth protection has been questioned, and members argue that it prioritizes protecting its reputation over the well-being of victims. The accusations against Mormon leaders underscore the challenges and controversies surrounding the handling of sexual abuse within religious institutions.

The church also started a "hotline" for victims to call to report abuse. However, the "hotline" directed victims to the church's law firm instead of to authorities.

Thousands of current and former victims are filing individual claims against the church. Those impacted are encouraged to come forward and receive a 100% free legal case review.


The church in the news

December 2023

Recordings show how the Mormon church protects itself from child sex abuse claims. A Utah attorney and head of the church’s Risk Management Division, Rytting had spent about 15 years protecting the organization, widely known as the Mormon church, from costly claims, including sexual abuse lawsuits.

December 2023

Lobbying by religious institutions, including the Catholic Church, the Mormon church, and the Jehovah’s Witnesses, have persuaded state legislators throughout the country to maintain the loophole that allows some child predators who reveal their crimes to clergy in a confessional setting and do not turn themselves into police are allowed to remain free and continue abusing children while presenting a danger to others.

September 2023

An Arizona Superior Court judge has dismissed a high-profile child sexual abuse lawsuit against The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ruling that church officials who knew that a church member was sexually abusing his daughter had no duty to report the abuse to police or social service agencies because the information was received during a spiritual confession.

April 2023

A woman who was molested for years by her stepfather has been awarded $2.28 billion by a California jury in a lawsuit that also implicated her mother and the local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in which both parents were active, her attorneys announced.

Please seek the advice of a medical professional before making health care decisions. This advertisement is not associated with the Mormon Church or any government agency. is the property of Shield Legal LLC. 7180 S Pollock Drive, 2nd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89119

This website is not part of the Facebook website or Facebook, Inc. Additionally, this site is NOT endorsed by Facebook in any way. FACEBOOK is a trademark of FACEBOOK, INC.

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. This Website is not intended to provide medical advice. Consult your doctor or physician before starting or stopping any medication.
Discontinuing a prescribed medication without your doctor’s advice can result in injury or death. are not an indication of future results. Every case is evaluated on its own facts and circumstances. Valuation depends on facts, injuries, jurisdiction, venue, witnesses, parties, and testimony, among other factors. No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers. Shield Justice Watch does not itself provide legal services. Cases will be referred to third party attorneys and law firms. Do not rely on this advertisement in making any medical decision. Please call your physician before making any medical decision, including altering your use of any drug. Court costs and case expenses may be the responsibility of the client. Not available in all states. This advertisement is not intended as a testimonial, endorsement or dramatization, and does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter, either expressed or implied. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyers' credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. Only persons age 18 or older have permission to access our Service. Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13("Children").

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | CCPA Privacy Notice | Do Not Sell My Info

©2024 Shield Justice Watch. All Rights Reserved