If you are accused of child physical abuse, prosecutors will come after you with all of their considerable resources.
The Innocence Legal Team trial attorneys, whom we refer to as Team Leaders, have long experience with handling every type of child Physical Abuse offense including child torture, Munchausen’s syndrome by proxy and shaken baby syndrome.
Child abuse under California law is defined as willfully inflicting “cruel or inhuman corporal punishment or an injury resulting in a traumatic condition.”
The offense can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony and is punishable by up to 6 years of incarceration.
Defenses include accident, false allegations, the injuries were caused by one other than the accused and the accused was acting within his/her legal right to discipline the child.
Depending on the injuries, a conviction can also result in a strike. Parental control and custody are also usually subject to limitation or loss.
The Innocence Legal Team is dedicated, not only to protecting your freedom. but also your career, reputation and ability to support yourself and your family.