Colorado Sex Crime Attorneys
Defending Against Sex Crime Allegations in Denver
“Sex crime” is a blanket term that includes a wide variety of offenses with many different implications and consequences. Charges of a sexual nature can be difficult to defend against and a natural bias or assumption of guilt can come into play. Law enforcement officers, prosecutors, judges, and juries are not lenient towards sex offenders. Certain sex crimes carry with them very serious repercussions, such as large fines and prison time. Common in all sex crime convictions is the mandatory registration of the guilty party as a sex offender.
Life as a convicted sex offender can be exceedingly difficult. As a sex offender you will find it increasingly difficult to find a good job, as registration prohibits you from working a number of jobs, especially jobs in which you would interact with children. Registration will also dictate where you can and cannot live. If you have been accused of a sex crime, it is very important that you seek out a Colorado sex crime attorney immediately to minimize the many consequences of conviction.
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Types of Sex Crimes
Below you will find a list of a few examples of the many sex crime cases we have handled in the past. Our lawyers have extensive experience defending clients at both the state and federal level, and our dedicated legal team includes former federal, military, and state prosecutors. We know what it takes to defend you against even the toughest prosecutors. Our areas of practice include:
Accusations related to child pornography can be extremely damaging to your reputation. When accused of a crime of this nature it is in your best interest to take legal action immediately. Depending on the quantity and content of the pornography related to your crime, you could face additional enhancements that could heighten the penalties should you be convicted.
Internet Sex Crimes
In this digital age, the number of internet related sex crimes has been on the rise. In order to protect innocent individuals from potentially dangerous situations, law enforcement agents have been increasingly active entrapping individuals that could pose a threat to the innocent.
As a sex crime, child abuse entails taking advantage of a child in a sexually abusive manner. Most people do not look kindly on those individuals accused of child abuse. To avoid the many devastating consequences of a child abuse accusation, you need to take legal action immediately.
- Rape is one of the most serious of all sex crimes. Forcefully taking sexual advantage of another individual without his or her consent is a crime that carries very serious consequences.
Sexual solicitation is a charge leveled against individuals who attempt to offer or request sexual favors in return for money, services, and other goods. In order to commit this crime, an individual does not have to necessarily complete a sex act.
What are Misdemeanor Sex Crimes?
Sex crimes can be classified as misdemeanors or felonies in Colorado depending on the circumstances surrounding the case. Some examples of sex crimes that can be charged as Class 1 misdemeanors under certain circumstances include:
- Unlawful sexual contact: if no use of threat, intimidation or force was used
- Sexual assault: if the defendant is 10 years older than a 15 or 16-year-old victim and is classified as an “extraordinary risk” crime
Sex Crime Defense Lawyer Serving from Denver
At Cantafio Nagel & Song PLLC, we strongly believe in our ability to provide our clients with professional, skilled, and creative defense representation. Depending on the circumstances of your situation, your case may require the assistance and knowledge of a number of diverse professionals. Our Colorado sex crime attorneys employ forensic detectives, DNA experts, psychologists, and private investigators to build a strong case around the facts of your situation. You can rest assured that your future is in the right hands.
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