Sex Offender Registry is a special system which can be found in several countries created to allow government authorities to keep track of the activities and place of residence of sex offenders, including those who have completed their criminal sentences related to sex crimes or rape. In some countries or states of USA, the sex Offender Registry database is available to the general public usually through a website. In many jurisdictions registered sex offenders are subject to probationers additional restrictions by the court, including housing and employment options, as well as parole or probation specific conditions such as a ban for being presence near minors, schools or any kind of entity that works with children.
Legal Issue of Sex Offender Registry in California
Under California Penal Code 290 PC Sex offenders in the state of California are required to be registered for the rest of their lives if they committed a serious sex crime and has devastating both social and legal consequences for the offender. Additional, is mandated to register or report with their local police on their birthday and update every time they change their home address. If they failed to register such conditions, the first offense is a misdemeanor under the penal code, with a maximum penalty of one-year imprisonment in jail. All other sub offenses are Class D Felonies, which carry more serious penalties according to the previous record of the offender.
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If you or a family member is facing criminal charges for failing to register under the sex offender registry system in California it is crucial to seek professional help. The legal system does not take any soft considerations for any sex related crime offenders and will enforce the law to its fullest. Therefore, getting in touch with an experienced criminal defense attorney is the best course of action. With more than 40 years of experience, the Law Office of Raoul Severo is at your disposal for a free of charge assessment of your case.
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