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Contributing To The Delinquency Of A Minor Definition

Contributing To The Delinquency Of A Minor, C.R.S. 18-6-701

The Lawyer’s Definition of contributing to the delinquency of a minor in Colorado is:

(1)(a) Any person who induces, aids or encourages a child to violate any state law that is a felony victims rights act crime as defined in section 24-4.1-302(1) commits first degree contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

(b) Any person who induces, aids, or encourages, a child to violate any municipal or county ordinance, court order, or state or federal law that is not a felony victims rights act crime as defined in section 24-4.1-302(1) commits second degree contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

(c) As used in this section, the term “child” means any person under the age of eighteen years.

(2)(a) First degree contributing to the delinquency of a minor is a class 4 felony. (b) Second degree contributing to the delinquency of a minor is a class 1 misdemeanor.

This is the definition which courts and attorneys use in Denver County and Arapahoe County, Colorado, when people are charged with this felony.

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