Child Abuse Lawyer in Jacksonville, FL
Aggressive Criminal Defense in Florida
If you are facing child abuse charges, contact a Jacksonville criminal
defense attorney at once for legal advice. Child abuse is considered a
very serious crime and penalties will be harsh if you are found guilty.
A conviction in a child abuse case can result in:
- Court-ordered counseling
- Community service
Sentencing in abuse cases that involve sexual misconduct can be extremely
severe, and usually include mandatory registration as a sex offender.
The stigma of being labeled a sex offender can have adverse effects throughout
your entire life, and your limit employment and housing options. Even
being charged with a child abuse crime can ruin relationships with family
Call a Jacksonville Domestic Violence Attorney
The Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. can provide skilled legal counsel
fo your child abuse case. We are extremely knowledgeable regarding the
laws pertaining to child abuse and can discuss your legal options if you
have been charged with abuse or are the parents of a child who has been abused.
Types of child abuse include:
- Sexual abuse
- Physical abuse
- Child molestation
- Inappropriate touching
- Malicious punishment
- Emotional abuse
- Leaving a child unattended in a car
Child abuse is often perpetrated by a parent, caregiver or other family
member. It can occur for many different reasons, including drug and alcohol
abuse, financial troubles,
domestic violence, depression, stress and the abuser being abused themselves as a child.
It is important for an experienced attorney to be involved early on in
an abuse case to review and analyze any evidence. Our firm can provide
competent guidance and valuable support to family members when a child
has been injured or harmed by another individual.
Call (904) 701-0591 or
email us to discuss your case in a free case review.