Rule 415. Evidence of Similar Acts in Civil Cases

Concerning Sexual Assault or Child Molestation

(a) In a civil case in which a claim for damages or other

relief is predicated on a party’s alleged commission of

conduct constituting an offense of sexual assault or child

molestation, evidence of that party’s commission of another

offense or offenses of sexual assault or child molestation is

admissible and may be considered as provided in Rule 413

and Rule 414 of these rules. 

(b) A party who intends to offer evidence under this

Rule shall disclose the evidence to the party against whom it

will be offered, including statements of witnesses or a

summary of the substance of any testimony that is expected to

be offered, at least fifteen days before the scheduled date of

trial or at such later time as the court may allow for good


(c) This rule shall not be construed to limit the

admission or consideration of evidence under any other