According to a recent news story, a man was accused of repeatedly texting a woman who had a restraining order against him. He was also accused of sending the woman a link to a website where nude photos of her had been posted. She apparently sent them to the man at one point, but told police she didn't give him permission to post the images online. In Denver, Colorado, the man could be charged with Posting a Private Image for Harassment – Domestic Violence and Violation of a Restraining Order.
Adams County Posting a Private Image for Harassment Attorney
In Adams and Arapahoe County, Posting a Private Image for Harassment, C.R.S. 18-7-107, is charged whenever someone eighteen years of age or older posts or distributes any photograph, video, or other image displaying the private intimate parts of someone else eighteen years of age or older on social media or any web site. Since the man in the news story was accused of posting nude photos of a woman on a website without her permission, he could be charged with Posting a Private Image for Harassment. Domestic Violence, C.R.S. 18-6-800.3, could also be attached to this sexual offense if the defendant is or has ever been in an intimate relationship with the woman.[pullquote align=”center” textalign=”center” width=”80%”]If you've been charged with Posting a Private Image for Harassment, call our sex crimes lawyers immediately.[/pullquote]
Denver Protection Order Attorney: Violation of a Restraining Order in Denver
In Denver and Aurora, Colorado, there are numerous ways someone could be charged for violating a protection order. According to C.R.S. 18-6-803.5(1)(a), some ways a person can be charged with violating a protection order that has been served to them are if he / she contacts, harasses, injures, intimidates, molests, threatens, or touches the protected person or protected property, including an animal, identified in the protection order. He / she will also be charged if he / she enters or remains on premises or comes within a specified distance of the protected person, protected property, including an animal, or premises, or violates any other provision of the protection order to protect the protected person from imminent danger to life or health, and such conduct is prohibited by the protection order.
Since the man was accused of texting the woman repeatedly after she had a restraining order against him, as well as sending her the link to the website with nude photos, he could be charged for contacting and harassing her after being served a protection order that identified him as a restrained person.
Douglas County Posting a Private Image for Harassment Defense Lawyer: Call Us Today
Posting a Private Image for Harassment is a class 1 misdemeanor in Douglas and Jefferson County, which means the convicted person could spend up to 18 months in the Douglas County Jail. In many cases, men and women charged with this crime were hurt or bitter toward someone and overreacted to a situation. That shouldn't mean those people should be seen as criminals. Our criminal defense lawyers fight hard for justice and represent each one of our clients accused or charged with a sex crime in Colorado. If you or a loved one has been charged with Posting a Private Image for Harassment anywhere in Colorado, call our office today.Request a Free Consultation