Many times, yes you can. And additional charges can be filed as well.
If the police are called after you’ve struck your child, this issues gets particular attention from the police, the prosecutors and Judges too.
You could be not only facing Assault, but Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.
The jail time and fines can be significant.
If you have or a family member has been arrested after striking a child, it just makes sense to contact a professional criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.
We offer free consultations and are available after hours. Contact us at 718-599-1111.