Abuse and Neglect of Adults — Louisiana Law

  Abuse and Neglect of Adults -- 14:403.2   Any person, who by law, is required to report the abuse or neglect of an adult and knowingly and willfully fails to so report shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined not more than $500.00 or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both. Any person who knowingly and willfully obstructs the procedures for receiving and investigating reports of adult abuse or neglect, or who discloses without authorization confidential information about or contained within such reports shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction [...]

Criminal Neglect of Family — Louisiana

Louisiana Criminal Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- Serving clients in Orleans, Jefferson, Terrebonne, Tangipahoa, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Tammany, St. John, Assumption and Plaquemines Parishes.     Criminal Neglect of Family -- La R.S.  14:74 Criminal neglect of family is the desertion or intentional nonsupport: By a spouse of his or her spouse who is in destitute or necessitous circumstances; or By either parent of his minor child who is in necessitous circumstances, there being a duty established by this Section for either parent to support his child.   **Each parent shall have this duty without [...]

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