If you are convicted of a sexual offense such as Enticement of a Child, Sexual Assault on a Child, or Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child, you must register as a sex offender. In Denver and across Colorado, failing to do so will lead to charges of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, C.R.S. 18-3-412.5. Failure to Register as a Sex Offender is considered a crime of omission, which means you can face felony charges for failing to do something. If you or someone you love is facing Failure to Register as a Sex Offender charges in Denver, Colorado, contact the best Failure to Register criminal defense lawyers at the O'Malley Law Office immediately.
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Arapahoe and Jefferson County | Definition of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
You can face charges of Failure to Register, C.R.S. 18-3-412.5, in Arapahoe and Jefferson County for:
(a) Failure to register pursuant to article 22 of title 16, C.R.S.;
(b) Submission of a registration form containing false information or submission of an incomplete registration form;
(c) Failure to provide information or knowingly providing false information to a probation department employee, to a community corrections administrator or his or her designee, or to a judge or magistrate when receiving notice pursuant to section 16-22-106 (1), (2), or (3), C.R.S., of the duty to register;
(d) If the person has been sentenced to a county jail, otherwise incarcerated, or committed, due to conviction of or disposition or adjudication for an offense specified in section 16-22-103, C.R.S., failure to provide notice of the address where the person intends to reside upon release as required in sections 16-22-106 and 16-22-107, C.R.S.;
(e) Knowingly providing false information to a sheriff or his or her designee, department of corrections personnel, or department of human services personnel concerning the address where the person intends to reside upon release from the county jail, the department of corrections, or the department of human services. Providing false information shall include, but is not limited to, providing false information as described in section 16-22-107 (4) (b), C.R.S.
(f) Failure when registering to provide the person's current name and any former names;
(g) Failure to register with the local law enforcement agency in each jurisdiction in which the person resides upon changing an address, establishing an additional residence, or legally changing names;
(h) Failure to provide the person's correct date of birth, to sit for or otherwise provide a current photograph or image, to provide a current set of fingerprints, or to provide the person's correct address;
(i) Failure to complete a cancellation of registration form and file the form with the local law enforcement agency of the jurisdiction in which the person will no longer reside;
(j) When the person's place of residence is a trailer or motor home, failure to register an address at which the trailer or motor home is lawfully located pursuant to section 16-22-109 (1) (a.3), C.R.S.;
(k) Failure to register an e-mail address, instant-messaging identity, or chat room identity prior to using the address or identity if the person is required to register that information pursuant to section 16-22-108 (2.5), C.R.S.
As you can see, there are many ways someone can fail to register. The government has made registration requirements so complicated that you need a Phd to keep up with them. No wonder so many men and women inadvertently fail to register as a sex offender, get charged, and are back in the sex offender system for years to come. It is a vicious cycle, where good people get caught all the time. While the police, probation, district attorneys and courts are out to sink you, we are on your side to protect your life.
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender Adams and Douglas County Lawyer: Call Us Today to Defend You
If facing charges or accusations of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Adams or Douglas County, contact the best Failure to Register defense lawyers at the O'Malley Law Office right away. If you were previously convicted of felony unlawful sexual behavior and failed to register, you can face felony Failure to Register as a Sex Offender charges. If previously convicted of misdemeanor unlawful sexual behavior and you failed to register, you will face misdemeanor Failure to Register as a Sex Offender charges. Police and District Attorneys are unforgiving when it comes to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender charges. You need an aggressive criminal defense attorney at the O'Malley Law Office who will fight hard for your freedom and protect you from fines, imprisonment and other crippling restrictions.