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Category: Child Abuse and Endangerment

Mother Arrested in Rohnert Park for Child Endangerment by Leaving Children in Car (CA Penal Code 273(a))

Rabin Nabizadeh
July 1, 2014

Is child endangerment a misdemeanor or felony charge in California?

Oakland High School Security Guard Charged with Child Abuse on Disabled Student (CA Penal Code 273(d))

Rabin Nabizadeh
May 29, 2014

What are the penalties for child abuse in California?

Woman Charged with Felony Child Endangerment and Vehicular Manslaughter in Death of Daughter (CA Penal Code 273(a) and 192(c))

Rabin Nabizadeh
March 20, 2014

What are the penalties for child endangerment in California?

Appeals Court Draws Line Between Spanking and Child Abuse (CA Penal Code 273)

Rabin Nabizadeh
October 8, 2013

What are the penalties for child abuse in California?

Woman Charged with Felony Child Endangerment in San Mateo (CA Penal Code §273(a))

Rabin Nabizadeh
July 26, 2013

Under California law, child endangerment is considered a felony (CA Penal Code §273(a)) when the child in question has merely been placed in a dangerous situation – not only when the child has been actually harmed.  Many people every year are falsely accused of child endangerment or are harshly prosecuted beyond the bounds of reason. […]