Archives for: August 13th, 2019

 

Colorado child prostitution generally includes the offenses of child sex trafficking, pimping a child, soliciting a child prostitute, or patronizing a child prostitute. Regardless of the nature of an adult’s involvement in child prostitution, these are always felony-level offenses.

 

Unlike other states, Colorado has an entire subchapter devoted to child prostitution, which is completely separate from the prostitution of adults. According to state law, children involved in prostitution

 

“We’re in love!” “The sex was consensual!” “My partner’s practically an adult!”

 

Every one of these statements could be true, but if one sexual partner is under the age of 17, and the other is not, the older person is left open to charges of statutory rape.

 

Colorado law explicitly says it is illegal to have sex with a minor under 17, even if the victim

 

The idea of someone running around flashing people can seem ridiculous and silly, but police and medical authorities say it’s no joke. Research on sexual deviance reveals that these initial and seemingly harmless acts can lead to worse crimes.

 

It is thought that the two most common payoffs for offenders are a) simply shock value or b) some unfounded fantasy that when the victim sees the offender exposed,

 

Everyone makes mistakes. If you find yourself on the wrong side of the law, though, you have to carry a reminder of your mistakes with you in the form of a criminal record. It’s something that can make it harder to do things like get a good job, find an apartment, and even take out a loan.

 

Having your name on the sex offender registry is like that

 

Trumping the consequences for serious crimes like drug possession and retail theft, the potential penalties for a sex crime conviction are some of the most severe and life-altering of the entire criminal justice system. If you are convicted of a sex crime, you may face lengthy, even lifetime imprisonment. You may be placed on probation, and be required to attend classes, enroll in treatment, and remain under supervision for