With the spike in alcohol sales and consumption which occur in our warmer summer months, comes corresponding charges of alcohol based sexual offenses. One of the most common charged in Denver, Douglas and Jefferson County is Unlawful Sexual Contact, C.R.S. 18-3-404. Be careful: sexual touching or even taking pictures of a woman who has had too much to drink to give consent could make you a sex offender. In many instances, even where consent is given for the sexual contact or pictures, on the following day when sobriety and embarrassment occur – the woman will say she did not consent. To save face, she will ruin your life. See our sexual offenses web site for more: DenverSexCrimesAttorney.com.
Sex Offender Sentencing Requirements
We guys have turbo charged libidos and sometimes push the limit of acceptable conduct with drunk women. Don’t set yourself up for this misdemeanor sex offense. If you are convicted, you will have to register as a sex offender and complete the difficult / impossible Sex Offender Management Board treatment program. You will be subjected to a control freak probation officer, like those in Arapahoe County’s SOISP unit. These probation officers have no concern whatsoever for your job, children, wife or freedom. All in the name of “community safety” (which really means the probation officer’s job security), your freedom will be taken away.
Unlawful Sexual Contact vs. Felony Sexual Assault
Don’t become a statistic and another sex offender in Adams, Weld or Larimer County. There are thin-line characteristics which separate this crime from a felony sex offense. It can become a felony crime if force or threat is allegedly used against the person making the accusations or if you have sexual contact with someone under eighteen years old. Another factor which separates misdemeanor Unlawful Sexual Contact from felony Sexual Assault is that penetration of the victim does not occur.
If police contact you – don’t give a statement at all. Police are not after the truth – they are after any information to use to convict you. We can better defend you if you have not given a statement to police. Be smart, exercise your right to remain silent and call the experienced sexual offense lawyers at the O’Malley Law Office, P.C., at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.