Abuse of a Minor Defense Lawyer in Baltimore
Trustworthy Guidance for the Criminally Accused
Abuse of a minor encompasses physical harm, mental abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, and exploitation. Importantly, any allegations must prove that there was intent to cause injury and not simply that what transpired was accidental. Unfortunately, there is such a negative stigma associated with this crime that it may still affect your life even if you secure a reduced or eliminated sentence. With your reputation and future on the line, take aggressive action to secure your rights with the Law Offices of James E. Crawford, Jr. & Associates.
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How to Prove Abuse of a Minor
Abuse of a minor can be complex cases. There are usually close family ties or other deep connections that make fair handling of these cases difficult. If there is any doubt present in the case against you, it is important that your Baltimore criminal defense attorney explore the holes and fight for you.
In an abuse of a minor case, a prosecutor must prove:
- There was risk or physical harm to a child due to physical, emotional, or sexual abuse;
- The person harmed was legally defined as a child; and
- The harm was inflicted by a parent or other person responsible for the welfare of the child.
Have you been accused of abuse of a minor in Baltimore or the surrounding area in Maryland? Speak with an experienced attorney as soon as possible. Our team can help determine your best course of action and begin working on your defense.
Free Consultations for Maryland’s Accused
When it comes allegations concerning children, the court takes extreme action. These cases need to be addressed differently than other criminal allegations since they concern minors. Our law firm brings over 25 years of experience aggressively defending clients from abuse of a minor claims in Baltimore. We have the skill to investigate the state’s case against you and understand how to proceed in your best interests.
Put our criminal defense attorneys on your side! Reach out to our firm at (443) 709-9999.