2013 Code of Alabama
Title 38 - PUBLIC WELFARE.
Chapter 9E - Protecting Alabama's Elders Act.
Section 38-9E-5 - Elder abuse and neglect - Third degree.


AL Code § 38-9E-5 (2013) What's This?

Section 38-9E-5

Elder abuse and neglect - Third degree.

(a) A person commits the crime of elder abuse and neglect in the third degree if he or she does any of the following:

(1) Recklessly abuses or neglects any elderly person and the abuse or neglect causes physical injury.

(2) Recklessly emotionally abuses any elderly person.

(b) Elder abuse and neglect in the third degree is a Class A misdemeanor.

(Act 2013-307, §5.)

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