Defending Against Child Abuse Allegations in Maryland
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If you’ve been charged with any kind of crime against a child, Craig M. Kadish & Associates, LLC is a child abuse criminal defense firm that can help you to retain your reputation, freedom, and legal status.
Child abuse charges are extremely serious in the eyes of the law.
These charges can involve any of the following: physical abuse; sexual abuse or exploitation; child neglect; child endangerment; psychological abuse, or torture.
No one is immune to these types of charges: parents, teachers, relatives, members of the clergy, childcare workers, etc. They all require child abuse criminal defense assistance.
Without proper representation, even a simple accusation of this nature can potentially destroy ones life.
Child Abuse Criminal Defense: Attorneys with Experience
Prosecutors often aggressively pursue these types of cases, so it is crucial to have the best in child abuse criminal defense on your side.
Mr. Kadish and his team consults with former social workers and child protection workers whose expertise can bolster your defense.
The Craig M. Kadish & Associates, LLC team has over 30 years of experience and is known for a thorough level of investigation into these often complex situations.
HOW WE WILL HELP
Mr. Kadish has experience in every area of criminal defense, so no matter what charges you’re facing — he and his team have the skill, knowledge, and relationships to help you achieve the best possible outcome.
This is the firm you want on your side when your life, career, family, finances, and reputation are at risk.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Craig M. Kadish & Associates, LLC is an award-winning criminal defense practice with 30+ years of experience in all areas of criminal law.
If you’re facing legal charges, contact the team immediately. They’re available at all hours to help you navigate the challenging legal process and reach the best possible outcome.
"If your freedom and future are as important to you as they are to me, Craig Kadish is the first attorney you should call when facing serious charges. With over 30 years of experience, Craig works diligently to make sure you have the best possible outcome in your case. I'm beyond grateful for having him represent me through every aspect of the justice system." — Anthony
"Word can not do justice, Craig Kadish saved my life and career. He is an excellent lawyer and he is a man of his word. He told me that he was going to win my case, and he did! I would recommend him to everyone I know and he will give you 100% of his time" — Camile Branch
"I am still early into my case, but so far Mr. Kadish has been awesome! While I've had one actual court appearance for my case, I was extremely impressed with Mr. Kadish's demeanor and poise. He presented the information to the judge in such a well thought out way that the judge and even the prosecution attorney gave him praise!" — Chris
"My working relationship with Mr. Kadish was very good. I had gotten in a bit of trouble in Ocean City last summer. Mr. Kadish and his staff were very professional in all my dealings with them. Whenever I had a question about my case, I would call, or email them. It took only about 5 minutes for a reply every time. The outcome of my case was great. I highly recommend him." — Jon
"Craig represented my son recently in a DWI case. When we first met with Craig at his office I was very impressed with his knowledge of the inner workings of the law but I didn't think we could afford such a great attorney. However, Craig worked with us on his fees and I am very happy with the outcome of our case. Thank you, Craig!" — Mike Schneider
Frequently Asked Questions About Child Abuse Charges
What do I do if the police, CPS, or DSS says they are investigating me for child abuse or child sexual abuse?
DO NOT WAIT UNTIL YOU ARE CHARGED TO CONTACT A LAWYER. Contact our firm. We can “run interference” with law enforcement from the very beginning. We have had tremendous success with these types of cases, often limiting the charges and helping prevent clients from making crucial mistakes.
Is child abuse a felony or a misdemeanor?
It depends. Charges involving child abuse range from second degree assault, a misdemeanor, to 1st degree assault or 1st degree child abuse, a felony. These cases are complex and you need an experienced lawyer to help you navigate any charges.
Can I keep my child if I am being investigated for child abuse?
The answer is usually no. Under most circumstances, the child(ren) will be placed with others during the pendency of the investigation and/or case. Our firm can help ensure that your child is placed with a family member or someone you trust rather than foster care.