Can you slap your child in the face in public?

Asked on November 10, 2012 under Criminal Law, Wisconsin

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If that is what happened then I would speak with an attorney as soon as you can.  In this day and age it could be seen as child abuse and you could indeed face criminal charges and then monitoring of your life by child services.  Get help.  Good luck.


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