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- Do I Have the Right to Sue a Doctor Who Wrongfully Accused Me of Child Abuse?
Being accused of child abuse can be distressing for a parent, especially when it could not be further from the truth. Even if a criminal investigation clears the parent from any suspicion, the damage to the parentís reputation may continue to linger. However, in the majority of cases, the wrongfully accused parent does not have the right to sue or receive financial recovery from a doctor who makes a report of child abuse that later turns out to be false.
- Tragic End to Child Abuse Case
The recent case of a three year old Broward County, Florida boy, has brought national attention to the flaws throughout the countries child protection services. In this tragic recent case, the body of a three year old child was found dead in the laundry room of his fatherís house with his body covered in bruises and cuts, reflecting long term abuse of this child.
- Should I Plead Guilty?
When individuals are facing a conviction of a criminal charge, they usually are told by their attorney that they have two choices. They can either plead guilty or go to trial. There are certain risks inherent in making either decisions.
- Limits on the Admissibility of Vouching During Criminal Interviews in Georgia
Limiting the admissibility of personal vouching by law enforcement during criminal interviews and case law that supports such limits is discussed is discussed in this article. Vouching by law enforcement as to their abilities is not uncommon, and it must be guarded against.
- How to Stop Domestic Violence
Black eyes, broken bones, missed days from school or work. For some, these may seem familiar. Whether they are occurring to you or someone you know, it is important to know that we can all help stop domestic violence.
- MD vs. VA Child Pornography Solicitation Of Minor Laws & Federal Court
Two of the most commonly prosecuted computer sex crimes laws in the US are child pornography sex crimes and solicitation of minor sex crimes. These two charges have different statutes that make this kind of activity criminal in VA, MD & in the Federal Courts.
- Sex Crime Cases in Texas: How They are Prosecuted, Defended, and Carried Out
Texas has unique sex crime laws, and each case can "go federal" for different reasons.
- Methadone Treatment During Pregnancy: A Health Choice not Child Abuse
Women addicted to drugs are faced with very few options towards sobriety upon learning they are pregnant. With no inpatient facilities in the State of New Jersey that will accept pregnant women addicted to drugs, it is more often than not recommended by their health care professional that they engage in a methadone treatment based recovery program during their pregnancy.
- Evidence Needed for a Family Violence Protective Order
Seeking a protective order after an instance of family violence can be complex. A protective order can be used to help a victim of family violence feel safer by restricting his or her interactions with the alleged abuser. However, there are several elements that must be proven to ensure a court would approve a protective order.
- Why the Surge of Children Being Forgotten in the Back of a Car?
It seems that we're hearing more and more about children being left in cars on a hot summer day as the parent goes shopping or to a hair salon, but is their a legitimate surge in these cases or is the media covering them more often?