O'Malley Law Office, P.C. Free Initial Consultation
South Denver: 303-731-0719
North Denver: 303-916-9006
Toll free: 866-365-9351

Blog

Your Juvenile Accused of Touching Another Child in Douglas County? Children Accused of Sexual Assault

Juvenile Sexual Assault Allegations in Castle Rock, Castle Pines and Parker

Juvenile Sexual Assault usually involves the knowing touching of the private parts of one child by another. There are few more harmful allegations for your teen or preteen to be facing. Why? Because Colorado law is harsh on kids, just like it is on adults, when allegations of sexual abuse arise. Juvenile Sexual Assault in Colorado.

Jefferson County Courts on Allegations of Sexual Touching Between Kids

Our juvenile criminal defense lawyers regularly work in the Douglas County and Jefferson County Courthouses when good kids are being accused by other kids. In many cases, the kids making the accusations are in trouble for something and want to divert attention away from themselves. Dropping the nuclear bomb of sexual abuse between kids usually works. Police come and interview the "victim," who usually tells a smooth story about how it was only the two kids present and the other child initiated sexual contact. In many cases, the touching is consensual and both kids were willing to explore the other's body.

Are Consent and Consensual Sexual Contact a Defense in Arapahoe County, Colorado Courts?

Provided the two children are within four years of one another, consent is a solid defense. Yet remember, when kids are in trouble, they can sense what will get them out of trouble. This often involves telling their parent that the other child made them do it. This quickly opens the door for the Arapahoe County Sheriff to move in and charge your child with Sexual Assault.

What to do When Your Child Admits Sexual Touch in Denver

If your child admits that they sexually touched a younger child, you need a Denver criminal defense lawyer involved. Consequences like registering as a sex offender, are just too great otherwise. Second, keep your child from speaking with police. The less information police have, the better position for your child. Third, your lawyer needs to consider getting your child into safe juvenile sex offender treatment, should things go south. This counselor MUST be approved by your lawyer and have experience working with children and juveniles under Colorado's SOMB. Many therapists do not know mandatory reporter laws and wrongfully believe they must report what your child tells them. Your child has the right to confidential communications with their therapist. Finally, make a plan which qualifies your child to expunge his record. Juvenile Criminal Record Expungement.

If your child is accused of sexual assault, call our juvenile sex offender lawyers at 303-731-0719, today. Together, we can protect your child's future.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Facing Charges? Get Help Now!

GET HELP NOW!

Tell us about your case and one of our experienced attorneys will get back to you promptly.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Case Results:

  • Sexual Assault and Rape charges related to divorce. Acquittal from jury trial. Weld County, Greeley, Colorado.
  • Sexual Assault on a Child, Possession of Child Pornography. Acquittal from jury trial. Jefferson County, Golden, Colorado.
  • Arson of Nursing Home. Dismissed by Court on Defendant's Motion to Dismiss. Jefferson County, Golden, Colorado.
  • Felony Drug Distribution. Acquittal from jury trial. Boulder County, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Rape and Sexual Assault charges involving divorce and child custody. Acquittal from jury trial. Douglas County, Castle Rock, Colorado.
  • Burglary and Felony Theft. Dismissed by District Attorney. Arapahoe County, Englewood, Colorado.
  • Theft of Drugs by Nurse. Dismissed by District Attorney. Jefferson County, Golden, Colorado.
  • Sexual Assault on a Child, Position of Trust. Acquittal from Jury Trial. Adams County, Brighton, Colorado.
  • Domestic Violence. Dismissed by District Attorney. Douglas County, Castle Rock, Colorado.
  • Violation of Restraining Order. Dismissed by District Attorney. Douglas County, Castle Rock.

24 hour emergency service Same-day jail visits Free initial consultation Reasonable fees Flexible payment plans

Call Toll free: 866-365-9351 South Denver: 303-731-0719 North Denver: 303-916-9006 Email us

FindLaw Network

Privacy Policy | Business Development Solutions by FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business.