The State of Arizona seeks to prosecute individuals charged with child abuse in a very aggressive manner. Many people consider children as a special class of victims due to their inability to protect themselves against adults, especially those they have special relationships with like their parents.
Arizona law provides prosecutors with the ability to charge an individual with child abuse depending on several different factors that may include the following:
A person charged with child abuse may face several severe punishments including imprisonment, probation, loss of custody or visitation rights, fines, community service and possible lifetime registration as a sex offender.
An individual that is charged with child abuse in Arizona should contact The Newsome Firm right away to discuss their possible options with their case. A child abuse offense can have an ever lasting effect on a individual's life. Due to the seriousness of this type of offense, it is highly recommended that a person hire an attorney that will fight on their behalf.