[1] 24 - Child Neglect

Child neglect is a form of child abuse, and is defined as a deficit in meeting a child's basic needs, including the failure to provide adequate supervision, health care, clothing, or housing, as well as other physical, emotional, social, educational, and safety needs. A necessity includes things such as clothing, food, medicine and shelter alongside several other things that effect social or educational things.

Felony Sentence: 500 Seconds VMenu Sentence: 10 Minutes Economy Fine: $2000


If a parent of a minor child willfully omits, without lawful excuse, to furnish necessary clothing, food, shelter or medical attendance, or other remedial care for his or her child they are guilty of this charge, the charge is a Felony like stated in the sections above this.


1) A dad does not take his 12-year-old son to the doctor when he is ill. 2) An adoptive parent does not give her daughter warm clothes during winter. 3) A mother doesn't properly feed her 8-year-old despite having the means to do so.

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