Denver, CO asked in Sexual Harassment for Colorado

Q: A friend of mine was recently sexually assaulted. Does he have enough evidence?

The only evidence he has is an e-mail he sent to a therapist and a couple visits. Would this be enough to be the police to actively investigate? More importantly, would this be enough for the persecutors to move forward in the case? He's been through a lot (suicide attempt) and to have him be told they can't do anything, would crush him.

Thank you.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Only the police and DA can make a determination to proceed with charges/investigate or not. There is not enough information to make a determination. Even if there was enough information, a private attorney cannot force a prosecution/investigation.

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