You will want to immediately retain experienced defense counsel to defend your freedom and reputation. While the case is being investigated, you should not interview with any police officer or investigator. You are at risk for being charged with malicious punishment of a child and domestic assault. By hiring an attorney early on in the case, you may be able to prevent criminal charges.

If you, or someone you know, has been charged with child abuse, you will need an experienced child abuse defense attorney to defend your freedom. Call attorney Robert J. Shane for a free phone consultation at (612) 339-1024 or visit his website for more information at