Criminal charges involving harm or potential harm to children include:
- Child abuse
- Aggravated child abuse
- Child neglect
The particulars of each situation as perceived by law enforcement and other government agencies will determine the level of criminal charges filed. Examples of alleged child neglect may include:
- Leaving a child alone in a car
- Exposing a child to marijuana smoke
- Failing to provide necessary medical care
- Unlawfully keeping a child out of school
- Lack of supervision
- Endangerment of morals or health of a child
- Allowing, encouraging or permitting a child "to engage in prostitution or obscene or pornographic photographing, filming, posing, or similar activity"
This is an abbreviated list. Even if the particular circumstances of your child neglect case are not described here, you should talk to a defense attorney promptly if you have been charged with any type of crime involving a child who is alleged to be a victim.
Nashville child neglect lawyer Rob McKinney has been representing the accused since 1994. He inspires confidence in potential clients based on his track record of successful outcomes, as well as credentials such as his AV Preeminent rating* in recognition of his legal ability and ethical standards.
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Do not let the prosecution deny you of your rights in a child neglect criminal case. If you are convicted, many areas of your life will be subject to negative consequences. To schedule a no-charge, no-obligation consultation at the Law Office of Rob McKinney, call 615-686-2115 or contact us through this website.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.