Can charges for child abuse be brought on foster parents after child becomes an adult and remembers the abuse?

Answer Answer In some cases the statute of limitations begins when you remember the abuse. I would try to find a lawyer, but this is pretty hard if you don't have the money.If these people are still fos... Read More »

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Should the parents of obese children face criminal charges for child abuse or neglect?

How common is it for abusive parents to continue the abuse after the child's 18th legal adult birthday?

Answer Very common. Abuse is a patterned behavior, and a person's age is not enough to break the pattern. At 18, you are legally able to separate yourself from the abuse. Changing the abuser has... Read More »

Can hitting a child cause charges of child abuse?

Yes. That's why an adult should find a better way to discipline a child.

As an adult can you sue your mother for child abuse that occurred when you were a child which was never reported?

AnswerGoing to the trouble of suing for past parental actions is not going to be a positive move toward your own mental health. Even if you had a positive outcome, it would not be enough repayment ... Read More »