16.1. Aggravated Child Abuse
This is a Florida Jury Instructions form that can be used for 16 Child Abuse within Criminal.
Last updated: 2/28/2006
16.1 AGGRAVATED CHILD ABUSE 827.03(2), Fla. Stat. To prove the crime of aggravated child abuse, the State must prove the following two elements beyond a reasonable doubt: 1. [Name of defendant] Give as applicable a. committed aggravated battery up[naon me of victim]. b. willfully tortured [name of victim]. c. maliciously punished [name of victim]. d. willfully and unlawfully caged [name of victim]. e. knowingly or willfully committed child abuse up[naon me of victim] and in so doing caused great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement. 2. [Name of victim] was under the age of eighteen years. Definitions: Give as applicable In order to prove that an aggravatbatteed ry was committed, the State must prove the following: 1. [Na me of defendant] intentionally Give as applicable a. touched or struck [name of victim] against the will of[nam e of victim]. b. caused bodily harm to [name of victim. ] 2. In so doing, [name of defendant] intentionally or knowingly caused anent [great bodily harm] [permanent disability] [permanent A weapon is a deadly weapon if it is used or threatened to be used in a way likely to produce death or great bodily harm. "Willfully" means knowingly, intentionally and purposely. <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2 Maliciously means done from ill will, hatred, spite, or an evil intent. Give in all cases if 1(e) is alleged liction of physical or mental injury upon a child] [an intentional act that could reasonably be expected to result in physical or uragement of any person to commit an act that results or could reasonably be expected to result in physical or mental injury to a child].