CHAB1600 CHILD ABUSE

Felony Child Abuse

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Form Code: CHAB1600


Florida Statute: 827.03.1
Level: Fel (Felony)
Degree: 3rd

Description: CHILD ABUSE

CHAB1600 CHILD ABUSE is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Title XLVI CRIMES
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.

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