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Colorado Bonds / Bail in Sexual Offenses – C.R.S. 16-4-401

Learn more about bail and bond in Colorado.

Denver Bond and Bail in sex offenses like Sexual Assault on a Child (CRS 18-3-405), Enticement of a Child  (C.R.S. 18-3-305), Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child (C.R.S. 18-3-405.4), and Sexual Exploitation of a Child (C.R.S. 18-6-403), is generally set higher than most non-sex offenses, due to their severity.  Judges are aware that with the harsh sentences and probation terms of these cases, many people will consider not appearing in Court.  Courts and District Attorneys are also concerned with the media potential for cases of this type.  These cases garner more media coverage than a theft or fraud case in Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson County.

Denver Bail and Bond Attorney: Bail and Bond Conditions

Bail and Bond in Denver, Adams and Arapahoe County is designed to ensure compliance with bond / bail conditions such as:

  1. The defendant will return to court
  2. No contact orders with alleged victims are obeyed
  3. No new offenses occur

Courts are keenly aware that if there is money on the line, people will be more reluctant to run away or blow off their court orders and appearances.  In many cases, persons charged with crimes will need to involve family members to raise the necessary money to post, and that further ensures compliance with conditions ordered by the court.

Adams County Bail and Bond Lawyer: Types of Bail / Bond in Colorado

There are three types of Bail / Bond in Adams County and across Colorado, including cash, property or surety.  Cash involves the posting of money with the jail.  Property involves permitting a lien to be placed on real estate.  Surety Bail / Bond is where money is rented from a company that posts the money. The person in custody or their family will pay a rental fee, or premium, to get the bondsman to post the Bail / Bond.

Arapahoe County Bail and Bond Attorney: Setting Bail / Bond Amounts

Generally, Arapahoe County, Colorado courts consider the following factors in setting bond amounts:

  1. How serious the offense is (Felony vs. Misdemeanor, injury vs. non-injury, sexual vs. non-sexual)
  2. The prior criminal history of the defendant
  3. The defendant’s ties to the community – including family and real property
  4. Any other factor the court considers relevant.

Our Denver bail and bond attorneys have regularly convinced courts to lower Bail / Bond amounts.Don’t hesitate to contact us if you or your loved one has been arrested. We will help you work through the process and work to lower the bail / bond amount.

If you have been contacted by police or have a loved one in custody and need more information regarding bail / bonds, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and call the lawyers experienced in Bail / Bond questions at 303-830-0880, or submit the “Get Help Now” form.  Together, we can protect your future.

Colorado Court Staff and Probation Officers

In Colorado, court clerks and probation officers are generally overwhelmed.  Budget cutbacks and staff reductions leave them working hard to keep up.  This leaves them hurried, irritable and unwilling to be flexible on the rules and policy – even when they make no sense. Beyond their busyness, clerks and probation officers don’t trust you. They …

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