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Denver Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child Lawyer | Adams County Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child

If you've been charged with Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child in Colorado, you need an experienced Denver Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child lawyer to defend you.

Denver Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child Lawyer | C.R.S. 18-3-405.4

Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child, C.R.S. 18-3-405.4, is charged in Denver, Adams County, Arapahoe County, Jefferson County and Douglas County whenever an actor knowingly importunes, invites, or entices through communication via a computer network or system, telephone network, or data network or by a text message or instant message, a person whom the actor knows or believes to be under fifteen years of age and at least four years younger than the actor, to:

  1. Expose or touch the person’s own or another person’s intimate parts while communicating with the actor via a computer network or system, telephone network, or data network or by a text message or instant message; or
  2. Observe the actor’s intimate parts via a computer network or system, telephone network, or data network, or by a text message or instant message.

“Sexting” an explicit picture is also considered Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child. Skype and other video chats (as well as SnapChat, a photo app) have made Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child easy for more people to commit than ever. Internet chats feel confidential and give a feeling of anonymity that makes people think they can be sexually explicit. If facing charges of Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child in Colorado, contact a Denver Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child lawyer from the O’Malley Law Office. Our Colorado criminal lawyers specialize in sex crimes in Adams County, Douglas County, Jefferson County, Arapahoe County and across Colorado.

Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child in Douglas and Arapahoe County | Technology Isn’t Private, So Think Before you Text

Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child in Douglas County and Arapahoe County involves technology that may seem private, but experts have ways of searching hard drives of computers and storage on phones to retrieve information and pictures that were erased. An experienced Adams County and Denver Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child lawyer knows that anyone in possession of any type if sexually explicit picture, even one sent accidentally, can be charged with this sex crime.

Jefferson County Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child: Why You Need an Experienced Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child Lawyer

In Jefferson County, Colorado, to win their case, the police have to prove that the person knowingly asked the child to do something. “Knowingly” is the mental element of this case that an experienced criminal attorney will help to interpret. The police also need to prove an invitation was given over a computer or telephone network and that over that connection either the child or adult exhibited sexually explicit content in the picture or video.

This sex crime is very easy to record with a police officer on the other end. This is because video chat conversations are recordable. When someone is involved in a police sting operation, entrapment could be a possible defense when an experienced criminal attorney defends you.

Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child (CRS 18-3-405.4) is a sex offense in Colorado and requires the person convicted to register as a sex offender and obey harsh sex offender treatment rules of the Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB). Our Colorado criminal lawyers located in the Denver, Jefferson, Adams, Arapahoe, or Douglas county area who are experienced in fighting charges resulting from sex crimes are your most important asset.

If contacted by Denver, Aurora or Littleton police regarding charges of Internet Exploitation of a Child or other sex crimes, exercise your right to remain silent and call a Denver Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child lawyer at the O’Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880 or fill out the “Get Help Now”  form. Together, we can protect your future.