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The Defense of Colorado Sex Crimes – Defending a Case At The Investigation Stage

By Colorado Sex Crimes Defense Lawyer – H. Michael Steinberg

What To Do If You Are Contacted by a Detective Investigating an Accusation of a Sex Crime

Seek Legal Advice Immediately

If you have been contacted by anyone in a law enforcement capacity. Or if you suspect that you may be contacted by law enforcement, seek the advice of a lawyer competent in Colorado Sex Crimes Defense immediately.

If you believe that a person with whom you engaged in sexual activity is underage, seek the advice of a lawyer competent in Colorado Sex Crimes Defense immediately.

If you have engaged in consensual sex with an adult and have reason to believe that your sex partner is now claiming otherwise, you should contact our law firm now.

In sex crimes, probably more than any other area in the expert defense of Colorado Criminal Cases, representation by competent experienced counsel in the investigative stages, that is, before the filing of criminal charges is especially critical.

Confessions are obtained from the unwary. Even seemingly innocent statements, which act as admissions at trial, often provide damaging evidence against the accused. Sex crime investigators are masters at tricking an unwary or unsophisticated person into admitting facts unprovable in any other way.

In the case of suspected illegal pornography cases, if you are visited by an FBI Agent, Secret Service Agent or U.S. Postal Agent, or other Colorado State law enforcement officer, seeking access to your computer, contact our firm immediately. Never voluntarily surrender your computer. Even if threatened with a search warrant, never surrender your computer unless there is a court order.

Often detectives will lie or mislead you into believing that sex with an underage girl is not a crime if you believe the girl consented. This is a tactic to get you to admit sexual contact. In Colorado and most other states, a minor by law cannot give valid consent. That is why the crime is commonly known as Statutory Rape. There is no consent defense available.

  • Always seek the advice of an attorney experienced in Sex Crimes.
  • Never give up your right to an attorney.
  • Call immediately and discuss your rights before any questioning.
  • Do not be tricked into admissions.
  • Never allow a search of your premises without a search warrant.
  • An experienced lawyer in Colorado Sex Crimes may keep you from being arrested.
  • And NEVER NEVER try and talk your way out of trouble.

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H. Michael Steinberg Esq.
Attorney and Counselor at Law
The Colorado Criminal Defense Law Firm of H. Michael Steinberg
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