Allegations of Sexual Assault On a Child in Jefferson County | Nobody is Safe
Sexual Assault on a Child, C.R.S. 18-3-405, charges in Jefferson County are about the most frightening allegations an innocent person can face. The Believe the Children campaign has been so successful that prosecutors often succeed in sending innocent people to prison on indeterminate sentences with no other evidence than the word of a vengeful child. As a result, those who are afraid of going to trial are forced into taking plea deals, and the risk takers who go to trial are often shocked at the small amount of evidence needed to convince a jury they are guilty. Although the burden of proof is the responsibility of the prosecution, these well trained attorneys are good very good at using theatrics in convincing juries to convict a person based on the word of a child alone. They will tell jurors that it is not unusual for there to be only one witness, since sexual predators are sneaky and they know how to keep from being caught. Sexual Assault with a Child Victim.