DUI Involving Child Exploitation in Michigan
You may be charged with child exploitation if you are involved in using a minor child for labor, profit, sexual gratification, or another form of personal or financial advantage. Child exploitation charges are serious and should be handled accordingly. If you’re facing accusations of child exploitation, even if you are innocent, it’s crucial that you reach out to a skilled CPS defense attorney as soon as possible. Your lawyer will look at the details of your case and help you develop a strong defense strategy that will prove your innocence or earn you the best available outcome in your case.
A lot of people make the mistake of waiting too long to contact an attorney. Understand that he early interactions in your case are extremely important. Having a lawyer on your side when a prosecutor or the police question you puts you on track to receiving a fair case outcome. Your attorney will protect you from harsh investigative tactics and bad deals that a prosecutor may try to pressure you into. If you want help fighting for your future, contact the Grabel & Associates team today for more information about how we can help you be successful in your criminal case.
What DUI Charges Involve Children?
While child exploitation is not directly related to DUI charges, there are some criminal charges that involve both driving under the influence and children. Child endangerment is the most common charge individuals face when driving drunk with a child in the car. This charge is very serious, and could result in severe punishments and an investigation by Child Protective Services. Child Protective Services, or CPS, is an agency that works to protect the health and wellbeing of children. CPS may temporarily remove your child from your home during an investigation and has the right to request the judge revokes your parental custody altogether. It’s important to have a skilled defense attorney working on behalf of you and your family in cases involving CPS. One small mistake shouldn’t lead to a lifetime of pain and separation from your children. Call Grabel & Associates today for help battling criminal charges that may affect you and your family’s future.
What Is Child Exploitation?
Child exploitation charges are often associated with sex crimes. Sexual exploitation of a child involves employing, using, convincing, enticing, coercing, or persuading a minor under the age of 18 to engage in sexual acts for the purpose of creating a visual depiction. Sexual acts may include rape, indecent exposure, indecent touching, involvement in child pornography, forced marriage, incest, sexual slavery, or any other act that is sexual in nature. The penalties for the sexual exploitation of children are severe and often include large fines and prison time. Depending on the details the crime, the defendant may face anywhere from a 5 year to a life sentence. Economic exploitation is another form of child exploitation. It involves using a child for any kind of economic gain. This often includes child labor, drug distribution, and child sex tourism.
Driving under the influence charges are not often related to child exploitation charges, but the punishments for either crime may intensify depending on the defendant’s criminal record. If you’re worried that your past crimes may affect your current legal battle, give the Grabel & Associates team a call to learn more. Additionally, there are DUI related charges that involve children, so if you believe you have been charged with a DUI that involves a child, contact a lawyer to find out exactly what you are facing.
Battling DUI and CPS Charges in Michigan
The Grabel & Associates team takes our work very seriously. We devote ample time to every case that comes across our desks and conduct the necessary research to ensure our clients receive the best possible defense. We’ll conduct our own investigation to make sure the facts of the case are straight, setting you up to receive a just outcome. Our attorneys have been working in criminal defense for over 15 years. Our experience and care for our clients have earned us a prestigious reputation in Michigan defense and our proven track record supports it. Call us today to learn more about how our knowledge and drive can help you in your criminal case.
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