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Denver and Adams County Enticement of a Child Lawyer: False Allegations Are Common

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Apr 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Allegations of Enticement of a Child, C.R.S. 18-3-305, are not uncommon in Denver, Adams County and across Colorado. In fact, allegations are brought to District Attorneys' offices across Colorado each day. To make matters worse, Enticement of a Child allegations are often false, and the word of an alleged child victim can dramatically impact the future of the accused. It is crucial to have an experienced Denver and Adams County Enticement of a Child lawyer to fight for you in court or in trial if facing charges or allegations of Enticement of a Child.

Enticement of a Child Attorney in Arapahoe County: Definition and Proof of Intent

Enticement of a Child is charged in Arapahoe County when a child under the age of fifteen years alleges a person invited or persuaded, or attempted to invite or persuade the child to enter any vehicle, building, room, or secluded place with the intent to commit sexual assault or unlawful sexual contact upon the child. Because children and teens often make false accusations of Enticement of a Child, our criminal defense lawyers believe in fighting aggressively to introduce and support the defendant's side of the story. In the process, we cast doubt on the prosecutor's likelihood of success at trial.  The end result is a better plea offer with less treatment and more freedom to work and live with family.

Enticement of a Child in Douglas County: Enticement of a Child and Other Sexual Offenses Commonly Falsely Accused

In Douglas County, teens and children are notorious for making false accusations of sexual offenses such as Enticement of a Child, Sexual Assault, and Sexual Assault on a Child. In many cases, they are craving attention, they want to get a male authority figure out of their life, or they're seeking revenge towards an authority figure in their life. In some cases, children with behavioral problems make false allegations to take the attention off of their own poor behavior. There are several reasons children make false allegations, and it is no mystery that these accusations can ruin a person's life. A major problem our criminal defense lawyers see with false accusations in the Douglas County Court, is that those making the false allegations are protected from scrutiny of their lies. They are assumed to be a victim and do not have to reveal past false accusations and questionable sexual behavior. This so called Rape Shield law is really a Truth Shield law, and give an unfair advantage to the alleged victim.  They frequently have a history of false Enticement of a Child allegations that the jury will never learn.

Jefferson County and Adams County Enticement of a Child Lawyer: Protect Yourself from False Accusations

To protect yourself from allegations of Enticement of a Child in Jefferson County, it is best to stay away from sexual conversations in online chat rooms or by text.  Phone apps like SnapChat and Instagram are dangerous when you know or believe the person you're talking to is a child under 15 years old. You never know when a child will falsely accuse you of Enticement of a Child. While the Department of Human Services, police and DAs across Colorado often think sexual crimes aren't reported enough, our criminal defense lawyers think they are the most falsely reported crimes. We have seen and continue to see many scenarios where men and women are wrongfully accused of committing Enticement of a Child and other sexual offenses. If you or someone you love is facing charges of this type in Colorado, contact a Jefferson and Adams County Enticement of a Child lawyer at the O'Malley Law Office right away. We are a highly motivated, aggressive team of criminal lawyers who fight hard for your rights, work to keep you out of jail, and protect you from having a permanent criminal record.

If you are facing false Enticement of a Child allegations in Colorado, be smart and exercise your right to remain silent. Then, call the best Denver and Adams County Enticement of a Child lawyer at the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880. Together, we can protect your future.

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About the Author

Kyle B. Sawyer

I have a passion for defending others in criminal cases. I am able to empathize with my clients and understand their emotions and fears. I have a unique perspective on the criminal justice system and I understand what it feels like to be wrongly accused of a crime.


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