Understanding the Impact of a Sexual Assault Conviction in Colorado

Facing accusations of sexual assault is an incredibly distressing and life-altering experience. In Colorado, as in any state, a sexual assault conviction can carry severe consequences that extend far beyond the courtroom. Accusations can have severe consequences for the accused, even if the allegations are eventually proven to be false.

Sexual assault allegations can be made by anyone, regardless of their credibility or the evidence against them. Unfortunately, false accusations can have a huge negative impact on someone’s life, even [...]

Defending Against Charges of Sexual Assault In The Era of #MeToo: Tips For Colorado Defendants

Sexual assault is a serious crime that carries severe penalties under Colorado law. However, defending against charges of sexual assault in the era of #MeToo can be even more challenging. The #MeToo movement has sparked a cultural shift, and society has become more receptive to allegations of sexual misconduct. As a result, sexual assault cases often generate significant media attention, and public perception is often heavily influenced by the allegations themselves. This can make it difficult for defendants to [...]

Sex Crimes: How Can a CO Attorney Help You?

Being charged with a sex crime in Colorado is serious, which means you need an experienced attorney to help guide you through all the turmoil that lies ahead for you in the court system.

Crimes involving sex can have severe repercussions on your life, so you must take them seriously, no matter the charge. A Colorado defense attorney can help represent you no matter the crime – and here are a few ways they can help you.

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Denver Court Overturns Sex Crime Conviction on Technicality

Society heavily condemns sex crimes – and the law reflects that. Still, many cases sex crimes remain unreported or unsolved. According to the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN), 995 out of 100 perpetrators of sexual assault never go to jail.

This makes an overturned verdict for a sex crim feel even more egregious–especially if based on a technicality. In Denver, a recently appealed case was overturned due to improper references to the criminal charge process during the trial.

The [...]

Colorado Law Says Even Consensual Sex Is Illegal Sometimes

When Colorado authorities uncovered a relationship between a 34-year-old man and a 14-year-old girl, they charged him with child molestation.

Even though the relationship was reportedly consensual, it has been considered a felony offense. This is because in Colorado to have sex with a victim who is less than 15 years of age if you are more than four years older than them.

There is one exception to this rule — state law includes a spousal exemption from sexual assault [...]