Colorado law allows for a person to be criminally responsible for something they encourage somebody else to do. If you are facing a criminal solicitation charge you should contact a skilled Colorado criminal defense lawyer immediately.
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Criminal Solicitation is defined in Colorado Revised Statute 18-2-301.
The elements of criminal solicitation are
- That the defendant,
- In the state of Colorado, at or about eth date and place charged;
- With intent to promote or facilitate the commission of (another felony)
- Under circumstances that strongly corroborate that intent,
- Commanded, induced, entreated, or otherwise attempted to persuade another person, or
- Offered his or her services to a third party,
- To commit that felony.
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Criminal solicitation is one offense level less serious than the felony you persuade the other person to commit. For example, criminal solicitation is a class 4 felony when the completed act would be a class 3 felony.
If you have been charged with criminal solicitation a skilled Denver solicitation attorney is essential. Get in touch with experienced Boulder solicitation defense attorney Jason Savela by calling (720) 821-1001.