In Denver, Adams County, Huerfano County and every other county in Colorado, the government is harsh when it comes to sex offender registration. There are many sexual offenses which require you to register as a sex offender if convicted, including Sexual Assault, Enticement of a Child, Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child, and Sexual Assault on a Child (to name a few). The burden of sex offender registration is heavy. If you fail to register as a sex offender, C.R.S. 18-3-412.5, you can face additional criminal charges. Let's continue reading to learn more about how Failure to Register as a Sex Offender is charged in Colorado.
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What is Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Arapahoe County?
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender is charged in Arapahoe and Douglas County whenever you fail to comply with any of the requirements listed below:
1.Failing to register as a sex offender when required to;
2.Submitting a registration form with inaccurate, false information or submitting an incomplete registration form;
3.Failing to provide information or knowingly providing false information to a probation department employee, a community corrections administrator or to a judge or magistrate when receiving notice of the duty to register;
4.Failing to provide notice of the address where you plan to reside after you've been released from incarceration;
5.Knowingly providing false information of where you plan to reside after you're released from incarceration to a sheriff, department of corrections personnel, or department of human services personnel;
6.Failing to provide your current name and any former names;
7.Failing to register with the local law enforcement agency in each jurisdiction where you reside upon changing an address, establishing an additional residence or legally changing your name;
8.Failing to provide your correct date of birth, failing to sit for or otherwise provide a current photograph or image, a current set of fingerprints, or your correct address;
9.Failing to complete a cancellation of registration form and filing the form with the local law enforcement agency of the jurisdiction where you will no longer reside;
10.Failing to register an address where your trailer or motor home is lawfully located if that's where you are living;
11.Failing to register your email address, instant messaging identity or chat room identity prior to using the address or identity.
Failure to Register in Jefferson County is a Felony or Misdemeanor Crime
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender is a class 6 felony in Jefferson County and across Colorado if you were convicted of felony unlawful sexual behavior, or of another offense where the underlying factual basis includes felony unlawful sexual behavior. If you received a disposition or were adjudicated for an offense that would constitute felony unlawful sexual behavior (where the underlying factual basis includes felony unlawful sexual behavior), it is also a class 6 felony. It becomes a class 5 Failure to Register as a Sex Offender can be charged as a felony or misdemeanor in Colorado.felony for a second or subsequent offense. Failure to Register as a Sex Offender is a class 1 misdemeanor if you were convicted of misdemeanor unlawful sexual behavior or another offense where the underlying factual basis involves misdemeanor unlawful sexual behavior. If you received a disposition or were adjudicated for an offense that would constitute misdemeanor unlawful sexual behavior or for another offense (where the underlying factual basis involves misdemeanor unlawful sexual behavior), it is also a class 1 misdemeanor. If you've been charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Golden, Jefferson County or anywhere else in Colorado, contact the top criminal defense lawyers at the O'Malley Law Office right away. We have over 40 years of combined courtroom experience to fight for your best possible defense.
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