Child abuse can be physically, emotionally, and psychologically scarring.

Experience, professionalism, and expertise are critical for an attorney to successfully represent your family in a child abuse action. Child abuse cases can be difficult for an inexperienced lawyer. Our attorneys at Nordean Law have been protecting the rights of abused children across the state for many years now, and we can assure you of protecting your rights as well.  

"We never lose sight of the pain and suffering of your recovery, not to mention emotional trauma that lasts for years."

What Constitutes Child Abuse?

Child abuse is defined as anything that puts a child’s emotional and/or physical health and development in danger. Abuse can either be physical, emotional, and sexual or neglect.

Children’s physical abuse:

  • Shaking
  • Any other type of bodily harm
  • Hitting
  • Kicking
  • Burning

Emotional child abuse can interfere with the mental health and social development of a child, and they include:

  • Making fun of, belittling or embarrassing the child
  • The use of vulgar language towards the child
  • Name calling
  • Shouting or yelling at the child

Sexual abuse refers to any sexual misconduct that occurs between an adult and a child. This includes:

  • Forced viewing of sexual acts
  • Sexual videos, games, pictures or other images
  • Exhibitionism
  • Any other lustful conduct

Child abuse in the form of neglect occurs when the guardian fails to diligently carry out activities that can aid the child’s development. Child abuse in form of neglects include:

  • Poor hygiene
  • Improper supervision
  • Negligent medical care
  • Inadequate nourishment or apparel
  • Unsafe housing

If you’re a victim of child abuse or knows someone who is, contact us to see if you have a legal action against the abuser.

Don’t keep the abuse to yourself. Get in touch with our experienced child abuse attorneys today to set up a complimentary consultation. 888-254-3222


Hiring the right Child Abuse Attorney will make a huge positive difference in this unfortunate and difficult part of your life. You can spend countless hours at the Orange County Courthouse trying to piece together what you need to do next on your own. By not hiring an attorney, you are throwing countless hours out the window, you will also get on average 40% less when the settlement finally comes around, which will happen much faster with professional help.

It’s free to talk with us, please reach out if you have any questions or would like an estimate of what you could be owed. In California, you have up to two years to file a claim and sue for compensation. If you wish to take this court journey alone, Orange County Courthouse is located at 700 W Civic Center Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92701.

If you want to take professional help, our Child Abuse Lawyer in Orange County will be more than happy to help you.
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