Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

 Felony or Misdemeanor? What’s the Difference for Colorado Sex Crimes

Some sex crimes in Colorado are charged as misdemeanors. Others as felonies. How does the level of charge impact the consequences you face? In this post, we’ll describe the differences and tell you how you can get help if you are facing charges.

Colorado Misdemeanor Sex Crimes

If a sex crime in Colorado is charged as a misdemeanor, it will be prosecuted at the highest possible level for misdemeanor crimes. Here are the two sex crimes normally prosecuted as misdemeanors in Colorado.

Unlawful Sexual Contact

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