Child Abuse & Neglect

Attorney Joseph H. Nivin, a specialized child abuse lawyer, can help with your case heard in the Family Court. Questions of abuse and neglect are often raised as the result of custody hearings in a divorce or separation. These are significant allegations with serious consequences that have the potential to change lives and sever family ties.  Examples of Child Abuse and Neglect include but are not limited to:

  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Denial of medical care
  • Excessive corporal punishment

Protect Your Family with the help of an experienced Child Abuse Lawyer.

Before opening his own practice, Attorney Joseph H. Nivin Esq. spent years working with children and families with the New York City Administration for Children’s Services. His experience in Family Court is invaluable when the safety of your child or children is at risk. He will work quickly and diligently on behalf of you and your children, guiding you through the process of seeking safety.

Defend Yourself

Accusations of child abuse and neglect are serious charges often resulting in life changing consequences, but an accusation is not the same as guilt. If you are facing charges of abuse it is important to have a knowledgeable Family Law Attorney who can explain your rights and fight for you if necessary. Attorney Joseph H. Nivin Esq. has extensive knowledge of the Family Court system and the ability to help guide you through the resolution of this very serious situation.

Child Abuse Lawyer