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How is Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor Charged?

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | May 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor, C.R.S. 18-7-102(2.5)(a), is charged in Denver, Baca County and everywhere else in Colorado whenever a person promotes obscene material to a minor or possesses with intent to promote to a minor any obscene material. Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor is also charged if someone produces, presents, or directs an obscene performance involving a minor or participates in any part of the performance that is obscene or that contributes to its obscenity. A minor is considered to be someone under the age of eighteen years. To understand fully how this offense is charged, it's important to know what qualifies as obscene material, which can be anything from material or a performance depicting masturbation, porn, male or female genitals to inappropriate sexual acts.

Examples of Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor in Arapahoe County

Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor can be charged in Arapahoe, Jefferson County, and across Colorado under many different circumstances. Some ways men and women can be charged with this sexual offense are if they show a minor pornographic material online, explicit photos in magazines, or photographs or videos of their genitals in a state of sexual arousal or stimulation.

Consequences of Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor in Adams County, Colorado

Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor in Adams and Douglas County, Colorado is a class 6 felony. This means those convicted of this sexual offense could face up to 18 months in the Colorado Department of Corrections and up to $100,000 in fines. Additionally, this sexual offense requires annual sex offender registration.

Charged with Promotion of Obscenity in Colorado? Contact a Lawyer

If you have been arrested or charged with Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor in Denver, Highlands Ranch, Aurora or anywhere else in Colorado, consult the top criminal defense lawyers at the O'Malley Law Office today. Our criminal defense lawyers know the heavy weight associated with a criminal charge of Promotion of Obscenity. We know what is at stake for your future. Call our office today to schedule a free initial consultation with us if you are facing any charges or accusations of Promotion of Obscenity anywhere in Colorado.

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If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor in Colorado, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the best criminal defense attorneys at the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880, or submit the “Get Help Now” form. 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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