New York Child Abuse Lawyer
Child Abuse is the physical and sexual abuse, neglect, or emotional mistreatment of a child or minor. Child abuse can occur almost anywhere such as a child's home, school, church, community or organization (i.e. after-school programs).
Child abuse is punishable by imprisonment of one year or longer. For non-U.S. citizens, child abuse can result in deportation. Generally, there are four categories of child abuse: Neglect, Physical Abuse, Emotional Abuse, and Sexual Abuse.
Examples of child abuse:
** This non-exhaustive list serves as examples of crimes that may be considered child abuse**
The Portela Law Firm P.C. may pursue various strategies to safeguard your freedom and immigration status affected by child abuse claims. These include, but are not limited to, reduction of criminal charges, acquittal, appeal, or motion to vacate a conviction, plea or sentence. Our legal team will review your case to determine the best approach for your specific circumstances.
For more information, please contact our office at (212) 965-9458.