Child Neglect: Criminal Defense You Can Trust

Child Neglect Law

n Oklahoma, the crime of child neglect is closely tied with child abuse. These crimes are prosecuted aggressively and carry severe penalties. Our state defines neglect as the failure to provide:

  • Adequate nurture or affection
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Shelter
  • Sanitation or hygiene
  • Appropriate education
  • Medical, dental or behavioral health care
  • Supervision

Additionally, neglect can mean the failure to protect a child from the use or possession of drugs, illegal activities, or inappropriate sexual acts and materials.

Potential Penalties
The penalties for child neglect depend on the circumstances of the case. In some situations, you could receive up to one year in a county jail and a $500 fine, while other cases may invoke a sentence of life imprisonment and a fine of $5,000.

Contact an Oklahoma City criminal defense attorney at The Lowe Law Firm to discuss your case and learn how we can help you.

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Attorney Jason Lowe of the Lowe Law Firm was recently elected to be a State Representative in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing House District 97. He is a member of the 56th Legislature.
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