Edwards Sexual Assault Lawyers
More than Three Decades of Criminal Law Experience
A sexual assault charge is a precarious situation and it is common to feel frightened and overwhelmed. Unfortunately, false accusations and misdirected prosecutions sometimes happen. At Heckman & O'Connor, our sexual assault attorneys in Edwards will investigate your situation and determine a solid strategy for your defense.
Accused of sexual assault? Call 970-926-5991 for immediate assistance.
Sexual Assault Charges in Colorado
Sexual assault charges can range from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 2 felony. The specific act, circumstances, age of the victim, and prior convictions influence how sexual assault charges are classified. Every situation is unique and any conviction is serious, so it is important to seek the advice of an attorney with specific knowledge of this area of the law.
A conviction for sexual assault may result in:
- A prison sentence
- Large fines
- Mandatory parole
- Requirements for registering as a sex offender
- Sex offender classes or treatment
This is an extremely serious charge and the consequences may follow you long after you have completed any prison sentence. Family relationships, employment, social relationships, and other areas of your life could be changed forever. It is imperative to immediately seek the assistance of an Edwards criminal defense attorney before speaking to police to ensure that your rights are protected.
Exploring Possible Defense Strategies
Our sexual assault lawyers in Edwards take the time to listen to your concerns and investigate the facts of your case to develop the most effective strategy for your defense. Our attorneys are skilled at identifying and showing that encounters were consensual or accusations are false. We understand that even being charged with this crime can impact your life, so we encourage you to seek legal help as early in the process as possible.
If you are facing a sexual assault charge, do not hesitate to contact our office at 970-926-5991 to speak with an Edward criminal attorney.