Why should child abuse be legal?

Answer It can cause mental and physical damage to the child, in some cases children even die from it.

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Is child-abuse legal in the US?

No. By international convention (Convention on the Rights of the Child) child abouse is universally illegal.

What legal ramifications are there if a person does not report sexual abuse of a minor child?

This is a tricky question.Legally, the local law can dictate who must report abuse. that varies from place to place. it also depends on the context of the abuse. Was it a relative, an aquaintance, ... Read More »

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

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 »