Endangering the Welfare of a Vulnerable Elderly Person

  • Endangering the welfare of a vulnerable elderly person or a physically disabled person is a Class E felony.
  • You are guilty of endangerment if you cause physical injury to someone 60 years or older who suffers from dementia, or one with a physical or mental disability for whom you are a caregiver.
  • A caregiver is someone who assumes responsibility for taking care of the person, or a person paid as a caregiver.
  • You should contact a criminal defense attorney immediately to learn about potential penalties possible effects on your job as a caregiver.

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