Sexual Assault on a Child is a serious crime in Denver, Arapahoe and Douglas County. This crime is treated even more seriously when the person accused of committing the crime is in a position of trust with respect to the victim. Position of trust is held by a parent, step-parent. teacher, medical professional, or even a live-in boyfriend or girlfriend of a child's mom or dad. That's the situation one man is in, after his wife's 11-year-old daughter accused him of repeatedly raping her while they were living together. The man was found guilty of Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust, however, he has requested the judge over turn that verdict. The man, who is the brother Nicki Minaj, claims that the case was made up to extort him out of 25 million dollars. While it is sad, we have dealt with cases where false allegations are made for a potential monetary gain.
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Adams County Sexual Assault on a Child Lawyer: Definition of Sex Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust in Jefferson County
The Adams and Jefferson County, Colorado law definition of Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust – C.R.S. 18-3-405.3 – is:
“Any actor who knowingly subjects another not his or her spouse to any sexual contact commits sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust if the victim is a child less than eighteen years of age and the actor committing the offense is one in a position of trust with respect to the victim.”
Sentence for Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust in Douglas and Arapahoe County
Sex Assault on a Child with Position of Trust is a class 4 felony, unless the victim is less than 15 years old or the accused commits the offense as a part of a pattern of abuse. If either or both of those aggravating factors apply, then it is charged as a class 3 felony in Arapahoe and Douglas County. A Sex Assault on a Child conviction is subject to indeterminate sentencing, meaning the class 3 felony would be punishable by 8 years to life in the Colorado Department of Corrections.
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