Help for Child Abuse Charges in Virginia Beach
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Child abuse is absolutely frowned upon by society and aggressively prosecuted in Virginia courts. This type of domestic violence offense is associated with serious charges, which is why a person facing a conviction for child abuse must have an experienced and reliable defense attorney on their side.
At The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller, we can provide the aggressive and effective defense necessary in order to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom. Let our Virginia Beach child abuse lawyer fight for you while you can take care of your family.
Penalties for Child Abuse
According to Virginia law, a person can be charged with child abuse if the suspect is a parent, guardian, or person who is responsible for the child’s care and the suspect intentionally refuses to provide proper care required for the child’s health. Child abuse is considered a Class 4 felony, which is punishable by a prison sentence between two and 10 years and a fine of up to $100,000.
Common injuries derived from child abuse include:
- Broken or fractured bones
- Mutilation or disfigurement
- Severe burns or deep cuts
- Forced ingestion of substances, chemicals, or objects
- Life-threatening internal injuries
20+ Years of Experience on Your Side
There are a variety of factors which can complicate a case of alleged child abuse. A person facing these charges may already be guilty in the eyes of their peers or the media, without even hearing the complete story.
With more than 20 years of legal experience, our lawyer has a thorough understanding of the state legal system in order to have your charges reduced or your case dismissed entirely. Do not hesitate to get legal counsel from a qualified defense firm today.
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