Sex Crimes Attorney
Men charged with sex crimes in Colorado face some of the most severe consequences of the criminal justice system.
At the Dadvocates, our defense attorneys help men wrongfully accused of sex crimes protect their freedom and their future.
If you have been charged with a sex crime in Colorado, here's why you should schedule a consultation with our lawyers...
Dedicated Legal Advocacy When It Matters Most
The Stakes Are High
Sex offenses involve serious penalties, potentially including decades in prison, hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines, and the requirement to register as a sex offender. Besides the criminal penalties, being found guilty of a sex crime can ruin your friendships, eliminate your parenting rights, and make it nearly impossible to find a job.
The Law is Difficult
Successfully defending against sex crime charges requires an advanced understanding of Colorado criminal law and a willingness to gain a complete understanding of the case. Most public defenders won't take the time to understand the nuances of your situation and build a viable criminal defense strategy. Instead, they may take the easy way out and advise you to plead guilty, which could forever alter your life.
We Can Help
The Dadvocates is Colorado's only law firm focused on men's rights in criminal defense cases. Our dedicated defense attorneys can review your case, represent you in court, and protect your rights. We understand the challenges that men (and especially fathers) face when accused of sex offenses, and we go above and beyond to make sure the wrongfully accused maintain their freedom.
Two Ways to Contact the Dadvocates
If you need a sex crime lawyer, call (720) 749-2876. When you call, we can set up a consultation so that you can discuss your sex crime case with one of our attorneys. Friends and family members are also welcome to call on behalf of loved ones.
If you prefer, you can also send us a message using our online form. You don't have to include too many details about your case. One of our team members will review your message and call you back as soon as possible to discuss the next steps.
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You Can Turn to the Dadvocates
If you or a loved one have been accused of a sex crime, it can be intimidating to tell someone else or to seek legal help. At the Dadvocates in Colorado, we understand that there are two sides to every story. Every single day, we help innocent men who are being accused of serious crimes tell their side of the story and ensure that their rights are protected.
No matter how serious your charges are, you can rest assured knowing that our sex crimes attorneys are non-judgmental and are only interested in helping you reach the best possible outcome. We are tough against prosecutors, but compassionate with our clients.
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We Can Represent You Schedule a Consultation Today
At the Dadvocates, we believe the work we do defending men in Colorado criminal court is important. If you have been charged with a sex crime, we hope you'll give us the privilege of representing you.
When you choose the Dadvocates for your sex crime defense, you are choosing:
- A team that understands the unique challenges men face in court
- Lawyers who are prepared to go to trial
- Attorneys with a history of success in criminal court
If you've been accused of a sex offense, you need representation as soon as possible. Request a consultation with our attorneys today. You can request a consultation by filling out our online form or calling (720) 749-2876.
Sex Crimes and Family Law
Unfortunately, false accusations of sex offenses are sometimes made by spouses, ex-spouses, or co-parents in order to prevent a father from having a role in his children's lives. At the Dadvocates, we are committed to protecting the rights of fathers in Colorado and will not let our clients be bullied into losing access to their children.
If a father has been falsely accused of sexual assault, unlawful sexual contact, or some other sex crime, our criminal defense lawyers will work hand-in-hand with our award-winning family lawyers to keep him off the sex offender registry and make sure he maintains a relationship with his kids.
The Dadvocates legal team practices both civil and criminal law. This can be especially beneficial since sex crime case outcomes can affect your access to your children.
The Colorado Sex Crime Glossary
|Sexual Assault||Sexual assault can be broadly defined as "sexual intrusion or sexual penetration" on someone who has not provided un-coerced consent.||Depending on extenuating circumstances, sexual assault can be considered a class 4, class 3, or class 2 felony. Penalties could include up to 24 years in prison, a $1,000,000 fine, and forced registration as a sex offender.||C.R.S. 18-3-402|
|Sexual Battery / Unlawful Sexual Contact||In Colorado, the term "Unlawful Sexual Contact" is usually used instead of "Sexual Battery." This can be broadly defined as any unwanted sexual touching that does not involve penetration.||Unlawful sexual contact can be considered a class 1 misdemeanor or a class 4 felony. Penalties could include up to six years in prison, fines of up to $500,000, and forced registration as a sex offender.||C.R.S. 18-3-404|
|Statutory Rape||Statutory rape describes sex between a person above the legal age of consent and a person below the legal age of consent. In Colorado, the legal age of consent is 17. The law has exceptions for couples who are on either side of 17 but still close in age.||Statutory rape is considered sexual assault in Colorado and involves the same penalties.||C.R.S. 18-3-402|
|Indecent Exposure||A person commits indecent exposure when he or she reveals his or her genitals to another person to "cause affront or alarm" and to satisfy his or her own sexual desire.||Indecent exposure is usually a class 1 misdemeanor that could result in penalties including up to 18 months in jail, fines up to $5,000, and forced registration as a sex offender.||C.R.S. 18-7-302|
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Charged with a Sex Crime? You Still Have Rights
1. Remain Silent
Under federal law, you have the right to remain silent after your arrest or when you are being questioned by police. To avoid incriminating yourself, you should not answer any questions before you speak to an attorney. Remember that the person interrogating you is trying to build a case against you, and anything you say can be used against you in court.
2. Contact Our Criminal Defense Attorneys
Federal law also gives you the right to hire your own attorney. The sex crimes attorneys at the Dadvocates in Colorado can help you understand your rights, navigate the legal process, fight for your best interests, and ensure the best possible outcome for your sex crime case. Our criminal defense attorneys are available at all hours of the day and on weekends.
3. Gather Evidence
If you were wrongfully convicted of a sex crime, you need to gather evidence and records that could be used to prove your innocence. This could include receipts from stores that you visited, interactions that you had with friends, and other events that took place at the same time as the alleged incident. Even if you are worried that certain evidence could be incriminating, do not erase or attempt to hide anything. If you do this, you could be accused of tampering with evidence and appear guilty, even if you are not.
4. Only Follow Court Orders
You only need to submit to searches or tests that are court-ordered. If anyone asks for access to your technology or asks for any other evidence from you without a court order, do not comply unless one of our sex crimes lawyers says it's okay.
5. Don't Interact with Others Involved
Besides your sex crimes attorney, don't talk to anyone about your case. Any conversations that you have can be reported to law enforcement or used against you in court. If the alleged victim or any family members call you, do not answer.
Take the First Step Contact the Dadvocates Today to Discuss Your Case
If you or a loved one have been accused of a sex crime, you should contact the criminal defense attorneys at the Dadvocates as soon as possible. As a law firm focused on criminal law and family law for men, we know how much there is at stake for men who are accused of sex crimes.
Our sex crime lawyers will fight to ensure that your rights are protected and that you reach the best possible outcome. To book a case evaluation with one of our attorneys, send us a message or call our Colorado law firm:
The Dadvocates: (720) 749-2876
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A Sex Crime Conviction Can Lead to Serious Consequences
If you are a father, a sex crime charge can put a strain on your family and affect your parenting rights. As a law firm focused on representing men who need criminal law and family law services, the Dadvocates can help you preserve your parenting rights and protect the future of your family.
If you are convicted of a felony, you may lose some of your constitutional rights. Convicted felons who are in prison are not allowed to vote. They also face restrictions regarding the possession, use, or carrying of firearms. A felony on your record can also affect your employment and housing opportunities.
Losing Your Reputation
If you are convicted of a sex crime, you may be required to register as a sex offender. The Colorado Sex Offense Registry is a database of sex offenders living in Colorado, and it is viewable by the public. Being a registered sex offender can not only be shameful; it can also prevent you from living in certain areas or from living a normal life.
Avoid the most serious legal repercussions
Sex Crimes FAQ
Is "sexting" a crime?
Sexting (sending or receiving sexually explicit messages) between two consenting adults is not illegal in Colorado. However, sexting between adults and minors is illegal, and those accused of sexting minors can face criminal charges.
Can I get my criminal record expunged?
Expungement is the erasure of criminal records. In Colorado, there are very tight restrictions that limit which criminal records can be expunged. Contact the Dadvocates to learn whether your case could qualify for expungement.
Why should I work with a private attorney when a public defender's services are free?
If you are facing criminal charges, you have a lot at stake, including your freedom and your relationship with your children. Public defenders often have large caseloads, so they might not have the time to dedicate to your case and ensure you reach the best possible outcome. Meanwhile, a private attorney is 100 percent dedicated to you and your case. At the Dadvocates, we will never encourage you to take a plea deal unless we believe it is the best possible outcome for your case. We will fight for you as long as necessary to achieve the best results and help you avoid fines, jail time, loss of custody, and other ramifications.
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