Physical Child Abuse Lawyer | Serving Warwick, RI
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Attorney David Slepkow at the premier Rhode Island law office of Slepkow, Slepkow & Associates, Inc., focuses his practice on divorce, family law, child custody and child support, visitation, restraining orders, relocation, and out-of-state family law matters. He understands that the prototypical, one-size-fits-all solution will not work in the family courts, and that …
If you are facing physical child abuse accusations, you are at risk of harsh criminal penalties and may benefit from hiring a physical child abuse lawyer. A skilled Warwick physical child abuse lawyer will help defend you against physical child abuse charges.
Did you know that physical child abuse is a crime that can lead to a parent losing custody of their child? While some injuries may be caused intentionally, some are accidental. A Warwick physical child abuse lawyer will help you prove that the injury was only an accident and will help develop the best case for your physical child abuse defense. A qualified Warwick physical child abuse lawyer will also protect your rights and explain your legal options.
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.
An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.
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.
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