Attempting to commit a sexual offense, such as Unlawful Sexual Contact, Incest or Sexual Assault on a Child in Denver, Phillips County and across Colorado, is treated almost as harshly as if you had actually completed the crime. If you've been charged with attempting to commit a sexual crime anywhere in Colorado, call the top criminal defense attorneys at the O'Malley Law Office immediately. We can make a difference in the outcome of your case.
Criminal Attempt to Commit a Crime in Douglas County and Castle Rock, Colorado
In Douglas County, Castle Rock and everywhere else in Colorado, Criminal Attempt, C.R.S. 18-2-101, is charged whenever:
“A person, acting with the kind of culpability otherwise required for commission of an offense, engages in conduct constituting a substantial step toward the commission of the offense.”
The substantial step element is vague, but it's also the most important piece of the Criminal Attempt statute. A Douglas County DA (District Attorney) must always prove you took a substantial step towards the commission of an offense to be convicted.
Adams County Criminal Attempt Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification
Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, C.R.S. 18-3-405.6, is charged in Adams County, Arapahoe County and every other county of Colorado whenever a person knowingly observes or takes a photograph of another person's intimate parts without that person's consent. This would have to be in a situation where the person observed or photographed has a reasonable expectation of privacy, for the purpose of the observer's own sexual gratification. If someone takes a substantial step towards the commission of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification in Colorado, they will be charged with Criminal Attempt Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification. An example of this might be if someone sets up a hidden camera in a bathroom, intending to observe another person's intimate parts without consent, but forgets to collect the video footage. Or, perhaps a male tries to enter into a women's fitting room to film them changing clothes. There are many situations where you can be charged with attempting to commit Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, and the stakes can be just as high as if you actually committed the offense. Always contact an experienced lawyer before talking with police if you've been accused of attempting to commit Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification anywhere in Colorado.
Consequences and Sentence of Criminal Attempt Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification in Jefferson County
Criminal Attempt is charged in Golden, Jefferson County and in every other part of Colorado depending on how the crime someone attempted to commit actually occurred. In Colorado, Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification is either a class 1 misdemeanor or class 6 felony. Criminal Attempt to commit class 1 misdemeanor Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification is a class 2 misdemeanor, while Criminal Attempt to commit class 6 felony Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification is a class 6 felony. A misdemeanor means jail is possible and a felony means prison is a possible sentence. If you've been accused or charged with Criminal Attempt Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification in Colorado, call the experienced criminal defense attorneys at the O'Malley Law Office to defend you today.Request a Free Consultation
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