Legal Defenses to Child Abuse

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Oftentimes child abuse is reported by someone outside of the home, such as a teacher or family member. However, sometimes these reporters might get it wrong. What should you do if you have been falsely accused of child abuse?

  • ContentDealing with False Allegations of Child Abuse

    Many criminal cases start before a person is arrested for an alleged crime. The actions of accusing a person are often what lead to an arrest, but they have to start with someone telling someone else that a person committed a crime.

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  • ContentDo 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 parent’s 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.

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  • ContentWhat to Do When Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence

    False accusations of domestic violence are difficult to process at first, but the accused needs to swiftly take action to prevent the allegations from causing undue stress and problems in the life of the accused. He or she will need a lawyer immediately to combat the charges and seek true justice in the event both in and outside of the courtroom.

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