Families affected by child sexual abuse or sexual assault often look for answers and justice. If your family is in this situation, you may be struggling with concerns like:
Our Colorado sexual assault victims' lawyers understand what you're going through. We want to help.
If you or a loved one has recently survived a traumatic incident of sexual assault or child sexual abuse, you may be wondering about your rights as a victim. It’s good to be aware of how Colorado’s criminal justice system handles crimes of a sexual nature.
We’ve summarized Colorado’s sexual assault laws below. These laws have been changing throughout the country - so you may need to speak with a lawyer in order to understand how the criminal justice system may prosecute the person who victimized you or your loved one.
If you are a sexual assault or child sexual abuse survivor, there are free resources available in Colorado to help. Need help now? Reach out to a rape crisis center in your area to access 24-hour counseling, legal advocacy and other services.
For more information on how to get the help you need after a sexual assault, visit the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
Remember that the criminal justice system is primarily focused on prosecuting offenders, rather than considering the needs of victims. From Boulder and Denver to Colorado Springs, it’s often necessary to seek legal guidance from your own victims’ rights lawyer. A civil sexual abuse lawsuit can help you find justice in the following ways:
Our Colorado sexual assault lawyers have experience in both criminal prosecution and civil court sexual abuse cases. We can help you learn about your full rights as a victim in a free consultation.