Charged with Child Abuse in Maryland?
There are few charges that are as hostile to an individual as child abuse charges. There is almost no one who will feel sympathy for anyone convicted of child abuse, and even in prison child abusers are shunned, even as much or more so than murderers. If arrested and charged with this crime your personal reputation can take a terrible hit, and you will be facing a nightmare experience. Sadly, in many cases of charges of child abuse, it is discovered that a former spouse or partner is using legal means to attack an individual who is in a custody battle over the children. Or someone may report to authorities that they believe a child is being abused due to their clothing or other signs that indicates to the person reporting that neglect or actual abuse is taking place. If you are facing child abuse charges, it is vital that you get legal representation from a Maryland child abuse defense lawyer quickly.
Child Abuse Defense Lawyer in Maryland
When child abuse is charged against an individual, child protective services usually removes the child or children from the care of the accused. This is frightening for the parents as well as the children, and it can be extremely difficult to get your children back, even when the charges are completely unfounded. This creates an atmosphere of fear for parents who are accused of child abuse. It can be due to a false report or suspicion by a neighbor, teacher, relative or doctor. Children are often easily lead and want to please adults, and if questioned may be lead to say they were abused, when nothing is further from the truth. There have been several famous cases in which individuals spent years in jail for child abuse when the entire case was based upon an overzealous prosecutor and a psychiatrist, or other professional who used unethical questioning practices.
If you have been charged with child abuse, you need legal assistance quickly in order to fight to have your children returned to you, and to defend you from such charges. At the Law Offices of John Adams, the criminal defense attorney fighting for you understands the fear, worry and concern that you are dealing with and will take every legal action necessary to defend you and fight for your rights as a parent.
Contact a Maryland Child Abuse Criminal Defense Attorney from the Law Offices of John Adams if you are seeking a high-powered, relentless criminal defense lawyer to fight aggressively for your defense