2009 Alabama Code
Title 13A — CRIMINAL CODE.
Chapter 13 — OFFENSES AGAINST THE FAMILY.
Section 13A-13-5 Abandonment of child.
Abandonment of child.
(a) A man or woman commits the crime of abandonment of a child when, being a parent, guardian or other person legally charged with the care or custody of a child less than 18 years old, he or she deserts such child in any place with intent wholly to abandon it.
(b) Abandonment of a child is a Class A misdemeanor.(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §7030.)
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