Top Chula Vista Child Abuse Lawyers Near You

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Yelman & Associates

Child Abuse Lawyer

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866-691-7936

Dealing with the Complex Legal, Financial and Emotional Issues in Divorce and Family Law Matters IS What We Do Best. AN EARLY CONSULTATION IS IMPERATIVE. Call Us Now, Before You Take Action.

Yelman & Associates serves a diverse array of clients who depend on experience, reputation and a steady hand to protect their rights and guide them though complex and often heart-wrenching legal issues. The Firm equally represents men and women on either side of the issues of divorce, spousal maintenance (alimony), child custody and other family law matters throughout …

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The Law Offices of Paula D. Kleinman

Child Abuse Lawyer | Serving Chula Vista, CA

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760-643-4114

More Than 10 Years of Experience Helping Families Through Divorce, Custody And Support. Serving All North County San Diego and Vista Courts. Call Now.

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Child Abuse Lawyers in Chula Vista

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Chula Vista Child Abuse Information

Do You Suspect Child Abuse?

Child abuse takes many forms, from neglect, such as leaving a child unattended in a vehicle, to more serious offenses including sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and conduct inflicting emotional and physical harm.

Child Abuse Actions to Take

If you believe your child has been abused, you may consult with a Chula Vista attorney experienced in child abuse and neglect cases to help you report the suspected abuser to law enforcement and seek civil damages. If you are accused of child abuse, it is crucial that you immediately contact a Chula Vista child abuse defense attorney experienced in child abuse cases.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It's important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice's billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Child Abuse Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

Lead Counsel Rated Attorneys

Lead Counsel's objective process independently verifies attorney records, conferring with state bars across the country and conducting annual reviews to confirm that the attorney practices in the legal categories as indicated, possesses a valid bar license, and is eligible to practice in the specific jurisdiction.