Child Abuse Lawyer in Bergen County, NJ
Hackensack Family Lawyers Protecting Children from Abuse
Any wrongful treatment of a child by a parent or caretaker may be considered
child abuse. If you suspect that a child is being abused, then be sure
to work with a compassionate Bergen County child abuse attorney from Moskowitz
Law Group, LLC. A member of our legal team can make sure that rightful
action is taken because we believe that every child deserves to have proper
protection and support. Our team has
more than 50 years of collective legal experience in family law cases, so trust that your case will be in competent hands
when you come to us for help.
Consultations are provided at no cost. Just call (201) 419-6223.
How to Identify Child Abuse
There are four categories of abuse as defined by the
Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA).
The four categories of child abuse are:
Physical abuse: This occurs if injuries like bruises, broken bones, burns, or cuts are
caused by aggressive act. Abusers may strike, beat, shake, or throw a
child to produce these injuries.
Sexual abuse: Sexual abuses arise when an adult uses a child for his or her own sexual
gratification. The adult may have the child engage in sexual acts like
intercourse, pornography, or prostitution.
Emotional abuse: Any behavior that has a negative impact on a child's emotions or
feelings may be classified as emotional abuse. Denying affection, withholding
support, making threats, or unreasonably criticizing a child may all fall
under the realm of emotional abuse.
Neglect: Neglect is a failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker. An
adult that fails to provide for a child's physical or emotional needs
may be accused of child abuse.
Once you notice any of these signs, it is essential that you act immediately
by calling the authorities and an attorney. We will work quickly to make
sure that your child is out of an abuser’s environment and in a
For Personalized Counsel & Prompt Solutions, Call (201) 419-6223
If you have any knowledge of child mistreatment, then do not hesitate to
speak with our firm. One of our Bergen County child abuse lawyers can
research the situation to find out how the child can best be helped. If
you report the abuse to government officials, then they will see that
it stops, however; our firm can represent the victim to see that he or
she receives compensation for their physical and emotional damages. We
will do everything we can to make sure that the liable party pays for
Call our office today to meet with an attorney you can trust.
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Our Hackensack family law attorneys serve clients throughout New Jersey.