(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 Note

Under the Alabama Code, punishments for crimes depend on the classification. In the case of this section:
Class A felony10 years to lifeup to $60,000
For details, see Ala. Code § 13A-5-6

Terms Used In Alabama Code 13A-6-192

(b) Elder abuse and neglect in the first degree is a Class A felony.

(Act 2013-307, §3; §38-9E-3; renumbered by Act 2014-346, p. 1289, §1(b)(7).)