Endangering the Welfare of a Child and DYFS in New Jersey
If you have a legal duty to care for a child, or assumed responsibility for the care of a child, and are accused of engaging in sexual conduct with this child which could damage or impair their morals, you may be charged for endangering the welfare of a child. You may also be charged for endangering the welfare of a child if you cause the child harm by neglecting or abusing them. In order to be considered a child, this person must be under the age of 16.
Endangering the welfare of a child can also be charged if the defendant is accused of photographing or filming a child in a prohibited sexual act. If the defendant is accused of knowingly, to name a few, selling, manufacturing, transferring, publishing, filming, and disseminating any reproduction which depicts the child engaging in the prohibited sexual act.
If you have been accused of endangering the welfare of a child, you should not take it lightly. Put yourself in a good place by contacting our team of NJ defense attorneys. When accused of such an act, DYFS will be involved, and they have the power to remove your child from the home, and they can even remove your parental rights. Let our team work to help you defend your rights and work to have these endangering the welfare of a child charges dropped.
Contact our team of New Jersey DYFS lawyers by calling our 24/7 toll free hotline at 1-855-9JEFLAW (1-855-953-3529). Call us today!