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What are the legal consequences of child neglect 2?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:26 PM on May. 8, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Probably nothing. People get charged with that, rape, dui, and walk every day.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:13 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • Uh not enough for sure
    rinamomof2

    Answer by rinamomof2 at 6:59 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • Not only is the puishment not severe enough, it is pretty difficult to prove. You can't just point at someone and say everyone look they are neglecting thier kids! It has to be proven over some time with cps visits and the childrens' doctors testifying to weight loss etc. My dh got custody of his kids due to thier negligent mother, and yea she lost her kids, but still gets (supervised) visitation and never served any jail time or anything
    Genice6

    Answer by Genice6 at 10:05 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • It depends on the state and what the neglect resulted in. You have to check your state laws.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 12:50 PM on May. 9, 2011

  • Depends on the severity and CPS here they can pretty serious about it and possibly take your child away. Sometimes CPS just opens a case to keep a close eye to make sure the child is taken care of properly.
    lilmommy10805

    Answer by lilmommy10805 at 7:38 PM on May. 9, 2011

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