Clifton, NJ asked in DUI / DWI for New Jersey

Q: Are drivers convicted of DUI also convicted of child abuse if a minor was in the car?

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Well it's not exactly child abuse but could be charged as endangering the welfare of a minor and other offenses.

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Leon Matchin
Leon Matchin
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Milltown, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Yes that is correct, there are numerous other offenses that range from disorderly persons all the way up to second degree indictable crimes that this could be charged depending on the case. Endangering welfare of a child is what it's usually called.

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