What are the Penalties for Child Endangerment in New York?

The term “child endangerment” applies to a wide range of alleged behaviors. A conviction can negatively impact the rest of your life, impairing your prospects for employment, housing, government benefits, student loans, adopting children and more. If you’ve been accused of child endangerment, please read on, then contact an experienced Spring Valley child endangerment lawyer […]

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Child Endangerment Charges in New York | What You Need to Know

There few charges more serious than child endangerment charges, which is why if you are someone who is currently facing such charges, no matter how unwarranted they may be, you must retain the services of an experienced Rockland County criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Our firm has helped countless individuals in a similar […]

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What Happens if I am Charged With Endangering the Welfare of a Child in New York?

If you have children, care for children, or otherwise deal with children, the last thing you would want is to put them in harm’s way. However, if you are currently facing child endangerment charges, you must retain experienced legal counsel so you can continue to walk as a free person. Please read on and reach […]

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What are the Potential Consequences of Being Convicted of Endangering the Welfare of a Child?

If you find yourself facing charges of endangering the welfare of a child, you need to contact an attorney as soon as possible. The courts in New York take this accusation very seriously, and if convicted, you may face severe punishments, including jail time. If you believe you are being wrongly accused of endangering the […]

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New York State Laws Against Child Abuse

One of the most unfortunate situations that is seen far too often is the maltreatment or neglect of a child. New York State has organized the different types of maltreatment into classifications. These classifications include physical abuse, physical neglect/inadequate guardianship, educational neglect, emotional or verbal abuse, emotional neglect, medical neglect, sexual abuse, and drug/alcohol abuse. […]

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What is Important to Know if I am Charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child?

In New York State, you can be charged by the penal law by the police with endangering the welfare of your child. This charge can cover a variety of circumstances or situations you would find yourself in. Generally, you are deemed to not have handled a situation the right way or not have provided the […]

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CPS Has Called. What Should I Do?

In many instances, you can be contacted by either the police department or CPS, which stands for child protective service. Each county has a child protective service agency that investigates allegations of abuse or neglect that may come from first reporters, including schools staff, doctors, and hospital staff. It could also be a neighbor. Before […]

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What is the Difference between a Felony and a Misdemeanor in Rockland County?

The difference between a felony and a misdemeanor is the grade of the offense or the seriousness of the offense. In New York State, if you’re charged with a felony, that’s the most serious offense. Most felonies start from an E-grade felony all the way up to an A-1 felony. They are all very serious. […]

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