Atlanta Child Abuse Defense Lawyers
What is Considered Child Abuse in Georgia?
Child abuse charges are very serious offenses, which are not only heavily penalized by the law, but also carry high stakes for the accused individual and family members. Prosecutors use every tactic available to prove that accused was guilty. It is the job of the defense team to answer those claims. In order to do this, the defense team must have full grasp of the all of the laws concerning child abuse. Then the defense can locate any weaknesses in the evidence or prosecutor's arguments.
This is especially effective for very serious child abuse charges, such as:
- Child neglect
- Aggravated child abuse
- Child molestation
- Violence against child
- Physical maltreatment
- Child sexual abuse
Most child abuse cases have a large number of variables and can be very complex matters. You should have our Atlanta criminal defense lawyers to provide you with counsel and guidance. The state may move quickly to secure evidence and strengthen arguments for a conviction, so it is important that you reach out to our lawyers right away.
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In order to proceed with the case, the prosecution has the burden of proving that the abuse was intentional, or that the wrongdoer committed the act knowing that the outcome could result in injury to the child, or that the wrongdoer encouraged someone else to carry out the abuse on the child.
Many times, accusations against an offender can be exaggerated in the claims made. The individual may also be falsely accused of those charges. Obviously, child abuse should not be allowed to continue to happen, but for those who were falsely accused, finding a tough and aggressive Atlanta criminal defense attorney to fight the charges is crucial.