Alabama Code 13A-6-192. Elder abuse and neglect – First degree
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(a) A person commits the crime of elder abuse and neglect in the first degree if he or she intentionally abuses or neglects any elderly person and the abuse or neglect causes serious physical injury to the elderly person.
Attorney's NoteUnder the Alabama Code, punishments for crimes depend on the classification. In the case of this section:
|Class A felony||10 years to life||up to $60,000|
Terms Used In Alabama Code 13A-6-192
- person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
(b) Elder abuse and neglect in the first degree is a Class A felony.