Contributing Delinquency Minor Virginia Laws Penalty 18.2-371 Prince William

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Contributing Delinquency Minor Virginia Lawyer Penalty 18.2-371 Prince William

Contributing Delinquency Minor Virginia Lawyer Penalty 18.2-371 Prince William

PRINCE WILLIAM VIRGINIA LAWYERS – CAUSING OR ENCOURAGING ACTS RENDERING CHILDREN DELINQUENT, ABUSED, ETC.; PENALTY; ABANDONED INFANT

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-371

§ 18.2-371. Causing or encouraging acts rendering children delinquent, abused, etc.; penalty; abandoned infant

Any person 18 years of age or older, including the parent of any child, who (i) willfully contributes to, encourages, or causes any act, omission, or condition which renders a child delinquent, in need of services, in need of supervision, or abused or neglected as defined in § 16.1-228, or (ii) engages in consensual sexual intercourse with a child 15 or older not his spouse, child, or grandchild, shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. This section shall not be construed as repealing, modifying, or in any way affecting §§ 18.2-18, 18.2-19, 18.2-61, 18.2-63, and 18.2-347.

If the prosecution under this section is based solely on the accused parent having left the child at a hospital or rescue squad, it shall be an affirmative defense to prosecution of a parent under this section that such parent safely delivered the child to a hospital that provides 24-hour emergency services or to an attended rescue squad that employs emergency medical technicians, within the first 14 days of the child’s life. In order for the affirmative defense to apply, the child shall be delivered in a manner reasonably calculated to ensure the child’s safety.

PRINCE WILLIAM VIRGINIA LAWYERS – CAUSING OR ENCOURAGING ACTS RENDERING CHILDREN DELINQUENT, ABUSED, ETC.; PENALTY; ABANDONED INFANT

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Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-371 Causing or encouraging acts rendering children delinquent, abused, etc.; penalty; abandoned infant

Any person 18 years of age or older, including the parent of any child, who(i)                  Willfully contributes to, encourages, or causes any act, omission, or condition which renders a child delinquent, in need of services, in need of supervision, or abused or neglected as defined in § 16.1-228, or(ii)                 Engages in consensual sexual intercourse with a child 15 or older not his spouse, child, or grandchild, Class 1 misdemeanor
This section shall not be construed as repealing, modifying, or in any way affecting §§ 18.2-18, 18.2-19, 18.2-61, 18.2-63, and 18.2-347.
If the prosecution under this section is based solely on the accused parent having left the child at a hospital or rescue squad, it shall be an affirmative defense to prosecution of a parent under this section that such parent safely delivered the child to a hospital that provides 24-hour emergency services or to an attended rescue squad that employs emergency medical technicians, within the first 14 days of the child’s life.
In order for the affirmative defense to apply, the child shall be delivered in a manner reasonably calculated to ensure the child’s safety.

Contributing To Delinquency Of A Minor Defense In Prince William, Virginia

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Courts we cover in Prince William, Virginia

Prince William Circuit Court

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Manassas, VA 20110

Prince William General District Court

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Manassas, VA 20110-5586

Prince William Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

9311 Lee Avenue,
Manassas, VA 20110-5555

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