Child Neglect and Abuse in Spring Hill, FL

The attorneys at the Law Office of James R. Jones Jr., P.A. is there for you when you suspect your child has been a victim of abuse. Our firm recognizes the signs of child neglect and abuse, and in Spring Hill, FL, we’re committed to defending the victims and their families. If you are a parent, grandparent, or legal guardian of an abused child, we can help you fight for custody and visitation rights to best protect your son or daughter.

Know When to Contact an Attorney

If you are a legal guardian or family member of an abused or neglected child, it’s essential to the child’s health and safety that you contact our firm as soon as you notice signs of abuse. In cases where one or both of the child’s legal guardians is abusive, our child relocation lawyer can help reevaluate custody, giving the child the best chance to grow up in a healthy, caring environment.

Each situation and child is different, so abuse and neglect may present various signs. As an attorney experienced with child protection laws and parental negligence laws, Mr. Jones can help determine if abuse or neglect are likely in your child’s specific case. However, you can also read about some common signs of different types abuse here:

Physical Abuse

  • Patterns of Injury
  • Unexplained Injuries
  • Signs of Past Injuries
  • Lack of Proper Medical Care for Injuries

Emotional Abuse

  • Avoiding a Particular Caregiver
  • Self-Inflicted Harm
  • Higher Than Normal Amounts Of Fear, Anger, or Sadness

Sexual Abuse

  • Signs of Discomfort While Using the Bathroom
  • Bleeding Through Pants
  • Suicide Attempts
  • Inappropriate Sexual Knowledge


  • Developmental Delays
  • Being Overweight or Underweight
  • Poor Personal Hygiene
  • Improper Seasonal Clothing
  • Constant Sickness or Fatigue

Child Relocation Lawyer Improving Victims’ Living Conditions

If a child is living in an abusive or neglectful home environment, their health, development, and emotional and physical well-being are extraordinarily compromised. Our child relocation attorney works with family members and/or Child Protective Services to find the best placement for the child at risk. We then work to fill out the appropriate paperwork so the child can start living a safer, healthier life.

Contact Mr. Jones, an attorney specializing in child neglect and abuse, to learn how he can help your family. We proudly serve clients in Spring Hill, Florida, and surrounding areas.