Virginia Child Abuse
VIRGINIA CHILD ABUSE DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
Defending Child Abuse Cases In Virginia
Child abuse can be any form of mental abuse, physical harm, neglect, and sexual abuse or exploitation inflicted child. Virginia requires by law that certain individuals and caregivers such as doctors, therapists, teachers and day care providers to report suspected child abuse.
It is against the law and will result in criminal prosecution in Virginia, if an adult abuses a child while in their care. Virginia child abuse laws can apply to any of the following individuals, including but not limited to parents, legal guardians, other adults living in the home and baby sitters. Excessive physical punishment by an adult care giver can result in being charged with child abuse in Virginia. An example of child abuse in Virginia is a child who is beaten so badly resulting in the child receiving medical care. The severity of the abuse to a child can result in being either charged with a misdemeanor or a felony in Virginia.
Even if a person does not personally abuse a child, simply allowing the child abuse to occur in Virginia, can result in the person being charged with child abuse.
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