Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification – Extraordinary Risk
Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification is defined in C.R.S. 18-3-405.6 as an extraordinary risk crime. Under some circumstances this crime is classified as a misdemeanor and under other circumstances it is considered a felony. Either way the extraordinary risk crime designation can carry with it additional time in Jefferson County or Adams County jail. If it is charged as a Felony, a conviction may bring the added possibility of prison time in a Colorado Department of Corrections prison. A conviction for Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification is a permanent life altering offense.
The Difference between Misdemeanor and Felony Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification
To be convicted of misdemeanor Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification (read more), a prosecutor in Douglas County must be able to show that the defendant observed or captured images of another person’s intimate parts without that person’s consent, and that it was done for the purpose of sexual gratification. In order to convict a person of the felony version of this crime the prosecutor must show that the defendant was either previously convicted for unlawful sexual behavior or that the victim was under the age of fifteen.
Charges do not Mean Guilt in Denver Colorado
When an innocent person is accused of a crime in Denver, it sometimes feels like their world is about to end. We are passionate about defending the rights of the accused and we are here to make sure the defendant’s side of the story is told. In criminal cases like Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification we will work to make sure each of the criminal elements is addressed. Many times this charge is filed when well meaning people put security cameras in locations where they did not expect to capture someone undressed. In that situation we will try to show the prosecutor that our client was not trying to capture images for sexual gratification. If we are not successful with the District Attorney, we are always prepared to take the defendant’s case to trial before a jury.
The Importance of a Good Criminal Defense Attorney
If you are charged with Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification in El Paso County or Adams County or anywhere in Colorado we encourage you not talk with the police. Instead, call the top criminal defense attorney in the Denver Metro area, O’Malley Law Office, P.C. We offer a free one hour consultation so you will have all the information you need before making the decision to hire us. Remember, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and call us at 303-731-0719. Together we can protect your future.
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