Failure to register as a sex offender is a serious criminal allegation, and a skilled, knowledgeable Colorado criminal defense attorney is required to defend one so accused.
In certain circumstances, one so accused may be charged with failure to register as a sex offender if he or she is required to register as a sex offender and fails to comply with registration requirements. There are many sex offender registration requirements, and a violation of any one of them may be grounds for the filing of this offense. At the same time, certain affirmative defenses are applicable to this charge.
Failure to register as a sex offender may be a class 5 or 6 felony, or a class 1 misdemeanor, depending upon the circumstances of the case.
When charged with failure to register as a sex offender, a skilled Colorado criminal defense attorney is essential. Contact a Colorado criminal defense lawyer today to discuss your options.