Tamapa Child Abuse Defense Attorney

Tampa Attorney Representation Since 1978

Being accused of abusing a child is one of the most severe accusations that can be brought against someone. Common abuse allegations relate to physically assaulting a child, sexual molesting a child or raping a child. Unfortunately, these types of allegations are often brought without merit and often times we see these allegations stemming from a divorce cases, paternity cases or child custody cases.

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Our experienced criminal child abuse attorneys know how to defend someone against child abuse allegations. Our attorneys will look at every piece of evidence in the case including the police report/s, the victim interview/s and the medical reports. Our attorneys are skilled in dealing with the prosecutors at the earliest stages of the case and having a proven track record of securing dismissals before charges are even filed. Should a child abuse charge make it past the earliest stages and require Court appearances we are well equipped to defend you from the allegation. Often times these cases hinge and medical expert testimony. Our attorneys are experienced in dealing with the sometimes complex medical testimony presented in these cases to put you in the best position to secure a dismissal and clear your name.

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It is also important to know that anyone who accuses someone of a false allegation involving child abuse can face criminal and civil penalties as well. Any person who knowingly and willfully makes a false report or counsels another to make a false report is guilty of a felony of the third degree punishable by up to five years in prison. In addition, a fine not to exceed $10,000 for each violation may be imposed.

If you have been accused of a crime involving child abuse, child molestation or rape, contact your Tampa Criminal Defense Law Firm at 813-223-5775.