What kind of punishments are there for assault on minors?
Do minors face similar punishments as grown ups do?
By  Sameer Kedia  |  18 Apr 2016  |  Upvotes: 0  | 

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Vishal Kumar Thakur

Assaulting a minor carries the same penalties as other forms of assault do, however, if you are charged with assaulting your child or a child in your custody, you can also face the punishment of losing custody of this child. As a result, a restraining order may prevent you from seeing your child and this child may go live with his or her other parent, a legal guardian, or be sent to a foster home. Crimes against children are taken seriously be the court, and you need to make sure that you have a defense lawyer present to make sure that you are given a fair trial.

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