Emotional Child Abuse In Solano County
Different Forms of Emotional Abuse
Emotional abuse can take many forms. Regularly threatening, yelling at, belittling, ignoring or blaming a child may constitute emotional abuse. Strange forms of punishment or confinement may also be classified as emotional abuse. In some cases, child protective services (CPS) may become involved even when no evidence of emotional or physical injury is present, as in cases involving severe emotional abuse.
For example, confining a child in a dark closet for a number of hours or other severe forms of punishment may be enough for intervention.
Some forms of emotional abuse may include:
Solano County Child Abuse Attorneys
Make no mistake, your rights and freedom are at stake if you have been accused of any form of child abuse, whether sexual, physical or emotional in nature. Emotional abuse cases can be particularly complex due to the fact that physical injury may not be present. You need a defense attorney with specific experience in child abuse cases and the resources to investigate witnesses to prove that emotional abuse did not occur, or that the allegations were false or exaggerated.
If you or someone you know has been accused of emotional child abuse, contact our Solano County criminal defense lawyers at Maas and Russo today. Let us offer you the protection you need to avoid a conviction and serious penalties. You may lose custody of your children, be required to register as a sex offender, and face years in state prison if you are convicted of child abuse.
With a legal practice devoted to advocating for the rights of clients in Solano and Napa Counties, our attorneys know how to defend clients facing allegations of emotional abuse. Let us use our experience and knowledge to benefit your case as we fight to protect your rights.
If you are facing emotional abuse allegations, contact our Solano County child abuse defense attorneys today.