What is considered physical neglect of a child?

Answer Physical neglect is the failure (beyond the constraints imposed by poverty) to provide adequate food, clothing, shelter, or supervision.

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Is it considered child abandonment or neglect when the custodial parent goes to jail?

no. any minor children left in the home after or during a conviction become wards of the state. however every effort to find relatives/astranged parent who will take the minor child in until the pa... Read More »

What is child abandonment and neglect?

Abandonment and neglect are forms of child abuse that are punishable in many states in the United States. When parents or guardians do not adequately take care of their children, they can face lega... Read More »

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