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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Internet Law for Colorado on

Q: My question is for a Colorado lawyer only and pertains to title 18 and state obscenity laws. Webcam question

My girlfriends and I have been webcamming with each other in the state of California for a year now and it's become our primarymeans of income. we have recently moved to Denver Colorado and are wondering if we are breaking local obscenity laws by continuing our girl on girl sex acts for the various... Read more »

Andrew John Contiguglia answered on Apr 12, 2019

It sounds like you're within the legal norm. Without knowing the full detail of your performances, I can't give you the most direct answer. Assuming it doesn't go against any community norm for sexual acts, you're likely free to play to your heart's content.

I've represented individuals in...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Internet Law for Colorado on

Q: I'm 24 and like an idiot sexted with a 15 yr old and we exchanged pics. I just got this text:

I am an investigator with the internet crimes against children task force. I'm trying to contact you today in reference to a formal complaint that has across my desk involving yourself and a minor. As of right now you're not in any trouble but you do need to contact me as soon as you get this... Read more »

John Hyland Barrett III answered on May 10, 2018

This is a scam. I heard about this exact thing on the radio the other day. They will ask you for money to make it go away. Rest assured no actual law enforcement officer would contact you this way. Just ignore it.

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Internet Law and Consumer Law for Colorado on

Q: we are having issues with Century link communications, they are gouging us, we get our rates to a reasonable level and

and the next month the new bill is even higher, we have confermation numbers but the rates is always go higher the next month. To talk to them takes all day and just when you get someone who is working to help you, the call drops. they say the will get this fixed and they never do.

Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Apr 24, 2017

Have you considered switching carriers?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Colorado on

Q: I live in Co; my ex lives in SD. I have reason to believe he has accessed my email account w/o my consent. Criminal?

He sent a screencap of my inbox in an email message. I am trying to get him to say what his purpose is.

Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Apr 15, 2017

Depending on the circumstances it may be criminal. If the email was sent in a threatening manner, this may also be separate criminal matter. You will need to contact your local police if you feel a crime has occurred. Also, make sure to change all your passwords to your online accounts (esp. if the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Workers' Compensation, Business Law and Internet Law for Colorado on

Q: I live in the state of CO, and person 2 lives in CA. Person 2 is 15 years old. Is it illegal to commission art from him?

I want to pay this young artist for work for video production (logos, etc.) because they are incredibly good. He turns 16 in January, but in order to protect myself I'm just curious if it would be legal to pay him commission as agreed on both sides for the artwork. His parents are okay with it and... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Jan 9, 2017

There is nothing illegal with employing a minor provided that the employment stays within the limits of state labor laws (mostly related to hours working and ending at a certain time in the evening). If you are commissioning artwork it is likely that this employment does not run afoul with any... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Internet Law for Colorado on

Q: Can I man be charged with child porn for watching a captioned porn video that says "young teen getting fucked" ?

He has been addicted for years. Also, is it common for daily users to stumble across child porn/teen porn?

He goes to a popular site. How does porn qualify for child minor porn?

Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Nov 19, 2015

I believe the man will be charged on a C.R.S. 18-6-403 exploitation of a child. Colorado takes a very harsh view of any sexual material depicting children under the age of 18. Assuming no production has occurred, the possession requirements are very relaxed (owning a video or having the material... Read more »

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