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Leaving A Child Alone in a Car

In Florida, it’s against the law to leave a child under six years old alone in a car for more than 15 minutes (or for any amount of time if the car is running.) It’s a second-degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine.

There are many ways in which a criminal defense lawyer can defend Failure to Report Child Abuse charges. If you face child abuse or neglect charges, call 407-644-2466 and speak with the Orlando Criminal Defense Attorneys at the Rivas Law firm so that your rights are protected.

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Child Abuse and Neglect

Intentionally or negligently harming a child is a serious crime, and all too often there is a rush to judgment in these unfortunate cases.

Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor

Covered under the laws pertaining to the abuse of children, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor is generally defined as helping or encouraging someone under 18 years old to break the law in some way.

Failure to Report Child Abuse

According to Florida law, if you know about or suspect that a child is being abused you are required to report it to the Florida Abuse Hotline of the Department of Children and Families.

Leaving A Child Alone in a Car

In Florida, it’s against the law to leave a child under six years old alone in a car for more than 15 minutes (or for any amount of time if the car is running.)

Possession of Child Pornography

Being charged with Possession of Child Pornography in Florida calls for an aggressive defense because of the devastating impact on one’s life and livelihood.

Providing Alcohol to a Minor

Whether it’s a kid in the parking lot asking you to buy him a six-pack, or teenagers drinking at a party at your house, making alcohol available to anyone under 21 years old is against the law.

Soliciting a Child for Unlawful Sex

The state aggressively prosecutes Soliciting a Child for Unlawful Sex charges in Florida and metes out harsh penalties.

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