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Baltimore Child Abuse Attorney

Serving Clients throughout Maryland

If you were charged with child abuse, you are likely feeling unsure about what to do next. Even a mere accusation of this crime can destroy a person's reputation and leave them feeling alone. At The Law Office of Mark G. Scheuerman, LLC, our Baltimore child abuse attorney helps defendants protect their freedom and do whatever it takes to restore their good name. We fight for you, even when you feel like no one is on your side.

Call (410) 630-4274 now or contact our firm online to schedule your free consultation.

Penalties for a Conviction

While all criminal charges are serious, child abuse allegations carry penalties that can seem extreme. Even failing to report child abuse carries a penalty. A skilled criminal defense lawyer can help you tell your side of the story and get the best possible outcome for your situation.

If you are convicted of any child abuse-related case, you could face the following penalties:

  • Neglect: Misdemeanor crime with a prison sentence of up to 5 years and a fine of up to $5,000
  • Second degree abuse: Felony charge with a prison sentence of up to 15 years
  • First degree abuse: Felony charge for causing severe injury or death that carries a potential prison sentence of up to 40 years

You should not fight these charges on your own. Make sure you have an advocate on your side who can help you tell your side of the story and ensure you are treated fairly throughout the criminal process.

Why Choose Our Firm?

Your choice of representative can have lasting consequences on your case, so it is important to work with someone who understands the strategies that work when fighting your charges. Our team at The Law Office of Mark G. Scheuerman, LLC takes care to examine all the details of your arrest to check for errors made by law enforcement.

Not all allegations of child abuse are credible. Well-meaning teachers may notice a bruise and call Child Protective Services (CPS) just to do their part in making sure the child is safe. We can help you raise doubt about their suspicions and obtain a favorable outcome for your case.

Call (410) 630-4274 now to get started.

Rave Reviews from
Happy clients

  • I will not hesitate to recommend you to friends.

    “Hi Mark, I really appreciate your legal assistance on my traffic case today. You are reliable and dedicated to your services, unveiling the high level of professionalism in you. I will not hesitate to recommend you to friends and families when necessary. Thanks once again. - Bernard”

    Bernard

  • Excellent results - Highly recommended - would use again

    “Mark Scheuerman represented me for a traffic violation in Harford County. Facing 5 points, a large fine, plus living over 100 miles away from the incident court, I decided to hire an attorney to represent me. The cost of Mark's representation more than offset what I would have paid for increased auto insurance premiums for the years to come. Despite Harford being one of the toughest courts on traffic violations and a previous conviction on my record, Mark was able to get me probation before judgment (PBJ), which means zero points! My fine was also significantly reduced. Another huge plus was I didn't even need to attend my trial which prevented missing a full day off work and 200+ mile round trip. If I get another traffic violation in the Baltimore area I will definitely be calling again. Thanks.”

    Neal V.

  • Best lawyer!

    “Mark is an excellent lawyer. He helped me beat my case. I didn't get any points on my license or any violations. Everyone should go to him for help, he will beat any case! Very thankful for his help.”

    Nurillo Ismailov

  • Made a great difference in our lives!

    “Following numerous frustrating experiences with Maryland State bureaucracies, we engaged Mark's services to resolve an important identity issue. Mark worked with the Assistant State's Attorney responsible for the state agency involved, and was able to resolve our issue within 6 weeks. We had been trying to solve this problem for over a year! Thanks Mark, for helping us with this important issue, which made a great difference in our lives!”

    Ellen

  • Mark was extremely helpful

    “Mark was extremely helpful with my traffic court case. He was thorough and professional, and the end result was what I needed. He made sure I was involved throughout the whole process. I would not hesitate to recommend him.”

    Bryan E.