Salt Lake City Child Abuse Lawyer
Break the cycle. Talk privately with an attorney who can help you
Salt Lake City child abuse attorney Randy M. Andrus understands how upsetting cases can be when people were abused as a child. Whether it happened yesterday or years ago, child abuse can leave people with scars – physically and emotionally – that last a lifetime. Even knowing what to do or what your legal options are can be confusing. That’s why we want to talk with you.
We have more than three decades of legal experience at the Andrus Law Firm dealing with child molestation cases. Attorney Andrus and his legal team – which includes his wife, Cynthia – understand the sensitive and complex nature of sexual abuse and assault cases. That’s why anything you discuss with our law firm will remain private and confidential. We promise.
Types of child abuse
Child abuse is a serious crime. Child abuse cases can also cover a wide range, including:
- Physically hitting a child
- Intentionally burning a child
- Intentionally starving a child
- Touching a child in an inappropriate manner
- Sexually molesting a child
- An adult exposing themselves to a child
- An adult showing a child pornography
This is just a small sampling of different types of child abuse cases. Each one is unique and requires its own specialized approach. That’s why it’s important to talk to a lawyer when you’re ready to learn more about your legal options.
Warning signs of child abuse
If you believe your child has been abused, there are often warning signs that something could be wrong. Common warning signs of child abuse include:
- Unexplained bruises
- Sudden change in mood
- Unexplained weight loss
- Blood stains in underwear
- Bed wetting or nightmares
- Fear of being touched
If something seems wrong, say something. Contact the police. Then contact our law firm. We can help you every step of the way.
Take the first step. Talk to our law firm. We can help you every step of the way.
Even if you were abused as a child years ago, you may still be able to take legal action in most cases in Utah.
Coming forward and speaking out about child abuse can be challenging for many people, no matter how long ago the abuse occurred. It is important to do so for many reasons, including allowing you to hold the person who harmed you or your child accountable for their actions.
Take the first step. Contact our law firm and schedule your free consultation with a Salt Lake City child abuse attorney you can trust. We can meet with you in our office or wherever you feel comfortable talking to us in private. You decide.