Child abuse is also known as child maltreatment. It is basically the sexual, psychological or physical maltreatment or neglect of the child. The child gets neglection from the parents or guardians also comes in child abuse. Different states have different laws and they charge penalties according to the code of the state. Under the law of Virginia Fairfax, the person is the guilt of child abuse who is responsible for the child care but unable to perform his duties towards the child.
Fairfax Virginia child abuse law
The person is responsible for the child abuse charge if he fails or refuses to provide the proper child care. Another important subsection of this law is that person is considered the guilty of this crime if he provides serious injury to the child so that a child loses his physical or mental powers. The serious injury includes broken or fractured bones, burns or cuts, mutilation, disfigurement, injection of some harmful chemicals, life threatening injuries and maiming that is injury causing the severe damage to any body part.
Types of neglect that child may face
The type of neglect that a child may face involves the improper housing, improper supervision, negligence in medical care, poor hygiene as well as the improper provision of the food and other essentials of life.
If some one is unable to provide the complete rights to the child and do some cruel acts with the innocent angel than he will be charged with the child abuse conviction.
Penalties for child abuse
The person who convicts this crime will be charged according to class 4 felony. The person is charged with the prison of two to 10 years depending on the severity of the crime along with he has to pay fine up to $100,000
The action that reflects a child abuse with severe aggressiveness is liable to charge according to felony 6. In that case, the criminal will be liable for the prison of two to five years and fine up to $2500.
Find a lawyer in Fairfax Virginia
To give a child proper right and protection it is the duty of the guardian or other relative to provide him defense from the cruel parents or another care giver. In this matter, you can take help of an attorney in your state. SRIS group of law has the team of efficient of lawyers that can help your child to get rid of such cruel people.
Contact us through our website or a visit to our office at Virginia or Maryland. Our lawyer will contact you directly without involvement of secretory. We make a powerful case by discussing all aspects of the different incidents happened to the child. We also make a friendly environment for a child so that he can describe all situation to our attorney. This will help the legal advisor to give strength to your case.
It is important to have legal advice with the attorney to fight the case against the cruel parents or guardians. Contact SRIS group of law and be confident as we assure you the best possible service to provide the rights to the little angel.