Failure to Register
Scranton Sex Crime Attorney
In 1996, Megan’s Law was passed and went into effect requiring that convicted sex offenders register in a National Sex Offender Registry. Whether a person is charged with a misdemeanor or felony sex crime, that person must register and update personal information once every year, or whenever residence is changed the remaining years of his or her life. The National Sex Offender Registry requires that a convicted sex offender’s information is made public for anyone to see. The sex crime(s) committed offenders name, age, location and photograph will all be imputed into a national database and on display online or by visiting a local law enforcement agency. A person must register in the National Sex Offender registry for any type of sex crime including any of the following:
Sex Crime Lawyer in Northeast Pennsylvania
When a person fails to abide by the terms of the court and refuses to register as a sex offender then that person can face “failure to register” charges. This type of charge is extremely serious and a person can face incarceration, fines and other severe penalties if convicted.
It is critical that you get in contact with a Scranton sex crime attorney at the Rogan Law Firm today if you or a loved one has failed to register. We understand that a mistake may have been made regarding registration and we will make every attempt to keep you out or jail or prison. In many instances for a failure to register case, we may be able to obtain alternative sentencing such as house arrest.
The Rogan Law Firm provides legal advice and guidance to potential clients residing in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Northeast Pennsylvania during a free case consultation. Please contact a Scranton failure to register lawyer at our firm today to begin protecting your future. Facing failure to register charges? Contact us today!