I served as an Assistant State Attorney from 1997 through 2007 and left as an Advanced Sex Crimes Prosecutor--having served my last six years in the Sex Crimes and Child Abuse division. From 2008 until March 2011, I practiced criminal defense and...
Practice areas & skills: Child Abuse, Violent Crime, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI
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A child abuse lawyer understands issues related to child abuse and neglect, and child physical or emotional abuse claims can arise in a variety of contexts and motives. Sometimes the young victim tells a relative, who then files a lawsuit; at other times, a government agency such as Child Protective Services may press charges. Because of the victims' tender age, abuse cases frequently are complicated. You may seek a child abuse lawyer whether you have been accused of child abuse, or if you're seeking to file a lawsuit on the victim's behalf.