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Miami Child Abuse Lawyer

Defense for Florida Child Abuse Charges & Penalties

Under Florida law, child abuse is a felony offense. It may be classified as a first degree or third degree felony, depending on the unique circumstances of the case.

  • Simple child abuse involves intentionally causing mental or physical injury to a child, or engaging in an act that could reasonably cause injury to a child, and this is classified as a third degree felony, punishable by up to 5 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $5,000.
  • Aggravated child abuse involves causing serious bodily injury, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement. It may also include any act of aggravated battery against a child or any act of intentional or willful torture, malicious punishment or confinement. Aggravated child abuse is a first degree felony, punishable by up to 30 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $10,000.

Defense Against Child Abuse Allegations in Miami, Florida

Miami criminal defense attorney Michael Mirer is dedicated to providing the aggressive and dedicated legal counsel his clients need in the face of the most serious of violent crime charges, including those involving child abuse.

These cases are particularly serious because they involve a child as the victim. Law enforcement will be aggressive in their investigation of your case. The District Attorney will work tirelessly to put you behind bars. The jury may instantly be prejudiced against you because a child is typically seen as the innocent victim in these situations.

You will need an advocate for your rights, to tell your story to the judge and jury and also work to ensure you are not taken advantage of or unfairly prosecuted at any point during the legal process associated with your charges. The right lawyer may have a significant, positive impact on the outcome of your case. Now more than ever is when you will need all the help you can get.

Challenge your child abuse charges and have the invaluable opportunity of avoiding a conviction for this serious crime. Contact a Miami child abuse lawyer at the Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. today!

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