Jacksonville Child Abuse Lawyer
Florida Child Abuse, according to Florida Statute Section 827.03(1), occurs when the defendant committed one of the following on a child:
- intentionally inflicted physical or mental injury, or
- committed or actively encouraged another to commit an intentional act that would reasonably be expected to result in physical or mental injury.
Aggravated Child AbuseUnder Florida Statute Section 827.03(2), aggravated child abuse occurs when the defendant commits one of the following on a child:
- aggravated battery,
- willfully tortured,
- maliciously punished,
- willfully and unlawfully caged, or
- willfully committed child abuse causing great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement.