Child abuse is the crime of physically, sexually, mentally or emotionally harming a minor. The charge can also include physically or emotionally neglecting a child.
An arrest for child abuse can be extremely damaging to your personal and professional life. This includes physical abuse such as slapping or hitting a child, sexual abuse involving any form of sexual contact, mental abuse and the exploitation of a child through prostitution or pornography.
Many times, child abuse charges emerge when a marriage is in trouble or during a contested divorce. A guilty verdict in an abuse case can have a lasting impact on your life, which is why you need a capable attorney to fight for your rights and aggressively challenge the prosecution's case. Attorney Ned Barnett knows what to expect from the prosecution in a child abuse case, and will build a tough defense when seeking to prevent a conviction.
A conviction could result in:
Attorney Ned Barnett is a former state and federal prosecutor who will provide qualified legal counsel regarding your situation.
If you are facing allegations of child abuse, contact the Law Offices of Ned Barnett to discuss your case and legal options.
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