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Charged With A Crime? It Doesn’t Mean You’re Guilty.

Unlawful Sexual Contact in Colorado – C. R. S. 18-3-404

On Behalf of | Sep 12, 2017 | Unlawful Sexual Contact |

Unlawful Sexual Contact in Arapahoe and Adams County – A Serious Misdemeanor

Unlawful Sexual Contact is a class 1 misdemeanor in Arapahoe and Adams County, but don’t let the class of crime fool you. This is a misdemeanor with serious life altering consequences.

Accusations are Easy in Denver, Don’t Try to Fight them Alone

We have helped many people fight Unlawful Sexual Contact charges in Denver County and across the Denver metro area. I am always amazed at how little evidence is enough to convince a Denver police officer to make an arrest. Bumping into someone in a crowded bar can sometimes trigger an angry patron to call the police and turn a seemingly innocent mistake into a nightmare. Our clients tell stories about how the police will completely believe the accuser and disregard their side of the story. That is why it is so important to have someone who is familiar with the law and who cares about your side of the story working for you. It is never a good idea to talk with police about false accusations of Unlawful Sexual Contact made against you. Their assumption is that you will not tell the truth and your words will only be used against you.

Douglas and Jefferson County Police Will Let Courts Sort Things Out

Law enforcement officers in Douglas and Jefferson County have the difficult job of deciding who is telling the truth. Crimes like
Unlawful Sexual Contact does not usually leave a victim with bruises or other visible signs of intrusion. So whenever an accusation is made to a Jefferson County Sheriff deputy, he or she must determine if there is probable cause to make an arrest. So guess what the deputy will do when trying to decide if they should make an arrest? They Law enforcement officers usually take the easy way out by making an arrest and letting the courts sort things out. Unfortunately, countless falsely accused people of sex crimes have their reputations destroyed, and many sleepless nights which will never be compensated for.

The Risk is Too High to Fight Unlawful Sexual Contact Allegations On Your Own

Unlawful Sexual Contact is considered an extraordinary risk crime which subjects the defendant to sex offender registration and very harsh penalties. Colorado also mandates internet posting of all who are convicted of any sex crime. The risk is too high not to hire the best criminal defense attorney at O’Malley Law Office to fight for you. So if you are accused of Unlawful Sexual Contact, we recommend you be polite and be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and call us at 303-731-0719. Together we can protect your future.