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Sex Crimes

Do I have to register as a sexual offender?

In general, when you get a conviction for a sexual-related offense, the court will let you know if you must register as a sexual offender. However, knowing when registration is a requirement can help you as you navigate charges against you and plan your defense. The...

What are residency restrictions for sex offenders?

People convicted of sex crimes often face restrictions even after their initial time in jail or other probationary penalties come to an end. This happens due to the mandate that requires people convicted of sex crimes to register as sex offenders. If a person fails to...

Is ignorance a good defense to sexual offense charges?

Facing accusations of engaging in sexual activity with a minor is nothing to take lightly. Such a charge can completely change your life in many ways. If you are facing any sexual charge involving a minor, it is essential to develop a strong defense. There are some...

Is a sexual offender different from a sexual predator?

The law has various labels for a person convicted of a sexually related offense. The labels can impact sentencing, registration and other aspects of a person's life. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement explains there are two common labels, sexual offender and...

Are there residency restrictions for sex offenders?

Once convicted of a sex crime in Florida, you may face a series of legal repercussions. Depending on your offense, the courts may require you to pay restitution, participate in therapy and spend time behind bars. Regardless of your circumstances, committing a sexual...

Discussing criminal records in a job search

Spending time in jail, serving a probation sentence and more may be some of the things a person experiences after a criminal arrest and conviction. Unfortunately, those may not be the only penalties a defendant must navigate as he or she works to rebuild a positive...

What is capital sexual battery?

When distinguishing between types of sexual crimes, it can help to have greater knowledge of Florida law regarding each one.  This term shares many similarities with sexual assault or battery, but still has a few key differences.  Definition and background According...

Florida’s Romeo and Juliet law

In a sexual situation involving a couple where one person is 16 and the other is 18, there could be serious legal trouble for the 18-year-old. Even if both parties consented, a parent may get into the situation because minors do not have the ability to give consent....

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