Contributing to Child Delinquency

Jacksonville Child Delinquency Attorney

In Florida Contributing to a Child Delinquency is a crime under Florida Statute 827.04, and Contributing to a Child Delinquency occurs when the defendant does one of the following:

  1. causes, tends to cause, encourages, or contributes to a minor becoming a delinquent or dependent child or
  2. induces or endeavors to induce a child to perform an act that tends to cause the child to become or remain a delinquent or dependent child.  
In Jacksonville, Florida, the crime of Contributing to a Child’s Delinquency is a first degree misdemeanor, which is punishable by up to one year in jail.  If you have been charged with Contributing to a Delinquent Child in Jacksonville, Florida or the surrounding areas, contact a Jacksonville Florida Child Delinquency Attorney.  A Jacksonville Florida Child Delinquency Lawyer will investigate your case and advise you further.  Contact our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyers by email or by calling 904-685-1200.