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Child Abuse and Neglect

 Los Angeles Child Abuse and Neglect Lawyers

Child abuse and neglect cases can be emotionally charged for everyone involved. These young victims are delicate and require a higher standard of care and attention from their legal advocates. These cases often land before a court on a wide variety of paths. A case may initiate with a child innocently telling their friends what happened in school. Or a case may come about when a government agency, such as Child Protective Services, uncovers the abuse. Regardless of how a child abuse case is discovered, it will require care, passion and dedication.

At the Law Offices of Mike S. Carrillo, our child abuse and neglect attorneys are dedicated to pursuing young victims who have been neglected, abused, or molested. We have the knowledge, experience and dedication to help obtain the full compensation for our young injured victims from the parties who have wronged them.

Definition of Child Abuse

Child abuse refers to any physical injury to a young child inflicted by an adult. Child abuse and neglect can take many different forms. Child abuse is often categorized as either physical or emotional. Physical child abuse involves any action that results in a non-accidental injury to a young child, such as:

  • Kicking
  • Shaking
  • Hitting
  • Burning
  • Scratching
  • Any other type of bodily harm

Child abuse can also be emotional, involving any behavior or attitude that affects or interferes with the mental status or social development of a young child, including:

  • Vulgar or abrasive language
  • Yelling or shouting
  • Calling the young child names
  • Making fun of or degrading the child
  • Sexual videos, games, pictures or other images
  • Adult forcing your child to view sexual act
  • Exhibitionism
  • Any other lewd act or behavior

Child abuse can occur in a variety of different ways. However, the most common abusers are adults who have earned the trust of these young victims within organizations or schools.

If you suspect that your young loved one has been abused, molested or neglected, it is important to immediately contract the authorities to report the abuse. You should also protect your child’s legal rights by seeking the assistance of an experienced Los Angeles child abuse attorney. At the Law Offices of Michael S. Carrillo, we are dedicated to holding the individuals who abused, molested or neglected your young loved ones accountable for their horrible actions.

Do I Have a Child Abuse or Neglect Case?

If you believe that your child was abused, neglected or molested, it is important to consult with an experienced and dedicated lawyer to protect the legal rights of your loved one.

At the Law Offices of Michael S. Carrillo, our child abuse attorneys can help you and your young loved one better understand your legal rights and options. Our experienced legal team will handle your case with the gentle hands these delicate situations demand. For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys, please call us at 626-799-9379.