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Section 18-7-204 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.) makes it a crime to operate or keep a place of prostitution. This offense is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 12 months of jail and a fine of up to $1000.00.
18-7-204 (1) C.R.S. provides that:
Any person who has or exercises control over the use of any place which offers seclusion or shelter for the practice of prostitution and who performs any one or more of the following commits keeping a place of prostitution if he:
Any facility can be a place of prostitution if it offers seclusion or shelter for the practice of prostitution. Examples of common places of prostitution can include:
Keeping a place of prostitution is a Colorado class 2 misdemeanor. Consequences of keeping a place of prostitution can include:
Common defenses to keeping a place of prostitution in Colorado include (but are not limited to):
Colorado 18-7-204 C.R.S. keeping a place of prostitution is often charged along with other prostitution-related offenses.
Some of these include (but are not limited to):
Colorado’s law against keeping a place of prostitution is intended to protect victims of prostitution and control prostitution-related crime. But in their eagerness to do so, police and prosecutors sometimes accuse innocent property owners.
Our Denver Colorado criminal defense lawyers know that a conviction for a prostitution-related offense can do more than just land you in jail. It can get you branded a sex peddler, even if you didn’t know what your property was being used for.
If you or someone you know has been accused of keeping a place of prostitution in Colorado, we invite you to contact us for a free consultation. We’ll actually listen to the circumstances of your case and ensure you get the best defense possible. If your loved one is in custody, we can also help with securing bail and release at any of the state detention centers, including the San Miguel County Jail.
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Colorado Legal Defense Group
4047 Tejon Street
Denver, CO 80211
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