Child neglect is the most common type of child abuse. However, because neglect is an act of omission, it often goes undetected, and victims suffer needlessly. Located in Manhattan Beach, the Law Offices of Sanford Jossen has represented numerous child neglect victims in Torrance, Los Angeles and surrounding areas for nearly three decades. Mr. Jossen is a formidable advocate for children’s rights and handles all types of child abuse cases, including:
Child neglect is a behavior pattern in which the caregiver fails to provide for the child’s basic needs. Neglect may manifest as:
California and federal child neglect laws make it mandatory to report neglect that is an act or omission harming or threatening to harm the child’s health or welfare. Parties who must report include but are not limited to:
The law also protects victims of child neglect through criminal prosecution and civil lawsuits. Damages obtained through civil lawsuits can be used to pay for a victim’s emotional and physical recovery.
Mr. Jossen handles a great number of child neglect and abuse cases and is devoted to protecting the victims’ rights. His goal and commitment to you is to ensure your child is removed from the abusive source, suffers no future abuse and is compensated for his or her emotional and physical suffering. Whether you live in Torrance, Los Angeles or anywhere in California, a lawyer can help you. Contact us online or call 866-862-6607 today and schedule a free consultation.
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