Sex Offender Attorney Articles

New California Law Helps Sex Offenders Return to Their Homes (PC 3003)

Passed in 2006, Jessica’s Law prohibits any registered sex offender – regardless of whether their particular crime involved children – from living within 2,000 feet from schools, parks or any location where children gather. Due to the amount of schools and parks in California, this law essentially prevents sex offenders from living in any urban and suburban areas of the state. As a result, many registered sex offenders have been…

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Alert: Tiered Sex Offender Registration System Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2021 in California (Senate Bill 384)

California lawmakers have introduced a tiered sex offender registration system that will take the place of the current sex offender registry in 2021. Under the new tiered sex offender registry, some offenders will be able to stop registering after 10 or 20 years. Unfortunately, some will have to register for life. What tier will you fall under? Our knowledgeable sex crimes defense attorneys can help you find out. Procedure for…

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Victorville Repeals Sex Offender Residency Restrictions

If you are convicted of a sex crime in California, you will likely have to register as a sex offender for the rest of your life under California Penal Code Section 290. Being labeled as a sex offender can greatly impact your life. You may not be able to find employment or housing, and you will have to deal with a negative stigma that will follow you everywhere you go.…

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California Changes Laws Regarding Where Violent Sex Offenders Can Live

Sex offenders face many restrictions in California. They may not be able to visit schools, parks or other locations where children gather, and it can be difficult for registered sex offenders to find housing. A law recently passed in California places tighter restrictions on where violent sex offenders can live. On July 10, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 255 into law. The law, known as the Protect Our…

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Should Sex Offenders Have to Turn Over Their Email Addresses and Online Information?

Under Megan’s Law in California, the name, address and information of most sex offenders is published on the Megan’s Law website for anyone to see. Many people know about this law, but it is lesser known that sex offenders also have to disclose their email addresses, screen names and other electronic information to authorities. However, this obtrusive requirement could soon be changed dramatically. Changing Internet Reporting Laws for California Sex…

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How to Stop Sex Offender Registration for PC 647.6

If you’ve been convicted of a sex crime, you will probably be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of your life. This includes the crime of harassing or annoying a minor under California Penal Code Section 647.6. Registering as a sex offender can have a major impact on you. However, if you were convicted of this crime, it may be easier for you to legally end…

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