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Child Abuse

Child Abuse Attorney – Brett A. Podolsky

Whether you are a parent, teacher or child care provider, an accusation of child abuse can have devastating effects on your future. Child abuse charges can bring a loss of custody, isolation from friends and family, disgrace from peers and the looming fear of a prison sentence. In addition to physical abuse, the state of Texas classifies the following acts as crimes against children:

Under Texas law, child abuse covers a wide range of crimes against minors. State law requires all professionals who work closely with children, such as teachers and doctors, to report any suspicions of abuse to the police. In turn, law enforcement officers are required to investigate every report of abuse.

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The Consequences of a Guilty Verdict

Accusations of child abuse have far-reaching consequences. Lawmakers in Texas have increased prison sentences and reinforced parole and supervision in order to discourage child abuse. A minor offense usually includes state jail time, while a conviction for a serious crime like sexual assault of a child can result in up to 99 years in prison.

Defending Child Abuse Cases

A child abuse attorney like Brett A. Podolsky will consider the intricate details of a defendant’s case in order to formulate a customized defense on his behalf. Here are some of the possible defenses against child abuse accusations:

By employing the proper strategy, it is possible for a defendant to face lesser charges or even avoid a conviction altogether.

Contact a Child Abuse Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested for child abuse or child endangerment in Houston, get in touch with the Law Office of Brett A. Podolsky. Mr. Podolsky has practiced law for over 15 years. He will listen to you and help you plan an effective defense.

Brett A. Podolsky will offer you a free consultation. Give him a call right now at 713-227-0087.

Read more about child abuse crimes:

Child Abandonment
Child Injury
Child Protective Services
Child Sexual Abuse
Children’s Assessment Center

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Law Office of Brett A. Podolsky
917 Franklin St. Ste 510
Houston, TX 77002