Accusations of Child Abuse
Child abuse accusations carry a heavy impact on the reputation and future of the person accused. Even raising the question of the possibility of sexual abuse of a child can be devastating for a parent's reputation and future. The legal system is supposed to be based on innocence until proven guilty. Any such charges, however false or unsubstantiated, can have disastrous lifelong consequences if not properly handled. If you have been accused or arrested for child abuse, you need the services of an experienced attorney at the Law Office of Dan Kirby. Please call our offices if you are under investigation or have been charged with child abuse. We will answer all your questions, explain your rights and tell you what we can do to help you fight the charges.
We are experienced in handling the volatile nature of child abuse cases and understand the pressures and emotions that they create. We will listen to your side of the story and will fight for your rights to a proper and fair hearing. An investigation will be conducted to review all of the evidence and testimony in an effort to protect you from the smear campaigns and rumor mongering that are often used as "evidence" in such cases. If your child abuse conviction is in connection with a sex crime, you could be facing a jail or prison sentence as well as heavy fines and mandatory, lifelong registration as a sex offender. We are committed to providing you with the best counsel and will fight to protect your best interests and reputation.
Victims of Child Abuse
There is no question that child abuse is a serious matter that cannot be ignored. As a mother or father, if your spouse has abused your child, then it's absolutely imperative take the appropriate actions to remove your child from harm. Child abuse and spousal abuse are not problems that only occur in poor and uneducated households;
domestic violence affects every race, religion and socio-economic class. What's worse, the victims of child abuse often grow up to perpetuate the abuse and abuse their own children as adults.
If your child is a victim of domestic violence, we urge you to contact our office at once. You and your child have every right to remain safe and free from physical and emotional harm; however, it's critical that you follow a specific protocol as to not threaten your own rights to child custody and visitation. We can listen to your situation and advise you of the most effective steps you can take to protect you and your child legally. By seeking legal protection, you will have the greatest opportunity to provide safety and reassurance to you and your children, all the while freeing them from the vicious cycle of child abuse and domestic violence.