Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

What is Aggravated Sexual Assault?

Some sex crimes may result in a more severe punishment than others. For example, the crime of aggravated sexual assault will bring about much more serious consequences than a general sexual assault charge. But what does aggravated sexual assault mean exactly?

What is Second Degree Sexual Assault?

Colorado defines sexual assault (rape) as any forced or non-consensual act of sexual penetration. Almost all forms of sexual assault are felonies in Colorado. The degree of sexual assault refers to the class of felony for the crime. Second degree sexual assault refers to a Class 2 felony. If you are facing Colorado sexual assault charges, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney with a proven track record of success.

Anyone who commits sexual intrusion or penetration on a victim has committed sexual assault if:

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False Sexual Assault Allegations: What To Do When You’ve Been Falsely Accused

False sexual assault allegations--believe it or not, these come around a lot more than the general public would like to believe. You’ve found yourself in this nightmare scenario, being on the wrong side of false sexual assault allegations. And, quite frankly, it’s a situation for which no one can adequately prepare. We’ll walk you through the steps of what to do when you’ve been falsely accused of sexual assault.

Defense Strategies That Can Help You Beat Colorado Sex Charges

If you have been accused of committing a sex crime in Colorado, you’re up against some serious consequences. To protect your freedom and future, it’s essential for you to craft the strongest possible defense strategy to fight back against your charges. In this post, we'll cover the penalties you might face as well as the most common types of defenses that can work to help your case.

Denver Sex Offender Registration

If you are arrested for a sex crime in Colorado, there are all kinds of potential consequences that are awaiting you. Prison time. High fines. Probation. Abandonment by neighbors, coworkers, people you thought were friends, and even family members. A criminal record that will follow you around for the rest of your life.

Perhaps the biggest consequence, however, is having to register as a sex offender. If this is part of your sentence, you will be subject to a whole host of frustrating requirements and limitations, such [..]