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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