|Felony Child Abuse|
If you have been charged with CHAB1600 CHILD ABUSE you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.
Form Code: CHAB1600
Florida Statute: 827.03.1
Level: Fel (Felony)
Chapter 827 ABUSE OF CHILDREN
827.03 Abuse, aggravated abuse, and neglect of a child; penalties.
(1) “Child abuse” means:
(a) Intentional infliction of physical or mental injury upon a child;
(b) An intentional act that could reasonably be expected to result in physical or mental injury to a child; or
(c) Active encouragement of any person to commit an act that results or could reasonably be expected to result in physical or mental injury to a child.
A person who knowingly or willfully abuses a child without causing great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement to the child commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.