What Happens If You Fail to Register as a CO Sex Offender?

The requirement to register as a sex offender is one of the penalties for being found guilty of certain crimes. You may not think it’s a big deal, but registration as a sex offender is taken very seriously by the state – so seriously that failing to do so can land you in serious trouble.

Here’s what you need to know about sex offender registration in Colorado and what can happen if you fail to register as required by the [...]

What Colorado Crimes Put You on the Sex Offender Registry?

When someone commits a crime and is found guilty, they may expect certain consequences to stem from that, such as jail time or fines. However, some penalties associated with crimes can stick around for years after all jail time has been served, especially when it comes to convictions for sex crimes.

Those convicted of certain sex crimes in Colorado must register as sex offenders. Most of those offenders are required to register their updated information at least once per year, [...]

How You Landed a Criminal Invasion of Privacy Charge in CO

The world is an increasingly crowded and connected place. That may be why the right to privacy is seen as something so precious, especially over the last several decades.

In Colorado, you can be criminally charged with invasion of privacy, which is a concept that someone’s private life has been intruded on by another without their consent.

It’s not a standalone crime but one that has several distinct causes of action that can land you with a felony charge in [...]

What It’s Like to Be on the Sex Offender Registry in Colorado

The justice system is founded on the premise of rehabilitating offenders. Individuals are sentenced to punishments deemed to fit the crime.

Once a sentence is carried out, offenders are said to have paid their dues. Yet there are some crimes that continue to cause harm to ex-offenders long after their sentence is over. Sex crimes are one of them.

Unique because offenders may be sentenced to register on the sex offender registry, the handling has come under some controversy. The [...]

AG Fights Ruling Colorado’s Sex Offender Registry Is Unconstitutional

If you’re convicted of a sex crime, one of the consequences of that crime usually involves having to register as a sex offender. Every state, along with our federal government, has a sex offender registry, but one court has found that a sex offender registry is unconstitutional.

That court is right here in our state. A federal judge in Denver recently ruled that having to register as a sex offender violated the Eighth Amendment rights of three plaintiffs. More specifically, [...]