Many loving, caring parents are wrongfully accused of child abuse. If wrongful child abuse allegations are made against you, it can ruin your life and cause family problems. In the state of Utah, there is no need for evidence of physical abuse or contact in order to be charged with child abuse. Your Utah child abuse attorney can help you fight your child abuse charges and walk you through the proceeding with child and family services.
Child abuse and child neglect charges may result in the following actions:
- Social services investigation
- Loss of parental rights
- Children may be placed in state custody or foster care
- Criminal investigations
- Possible prison term
There are many circumstances that may lead to false child abuse allegations. If you have children and are charged with a DUI or drug possession, you may also receive child abuse charges. Zachary C. Holbrook, P.C. carefully reviews all aspects of your child abuse case to get the best outcome for you. He fights to keep your family intact and reduce the negative affect false child abuse allegations may have on your family.