Tag Archives: sex offense

Challenging sex offender registration – what can be done?

The punishment for sex offenses can be quite harsh.  The biggest consequence is the lifetime requirement to register as a sex offender under Penal Code section 290.  Recent case law has made some changes to that requirement, however. Recently, I was asked whether an online police sting operation that didn’t involve a true “victim” would […]

Prostitution, solicitation and other sex offenses – Orange County Defense

Accused of any sexual offense?  Know how to best protect yourself. Even the allegation of a sex offense can have devastating effects in your life.  Your family, friends, reputation, job and freedom are all at stake.  Child molestation [Penal Code section 288], rape [section 261], prostitution or solicitation [647(b)],  lewd conduct [section 647(a)], indecent exposure […]

If I am charged with a sexual offense, will I have to register as a sex offender?

You do not have to register if you are arrested, only if you are convicted – and then, only if you are convicted of a crime that requires registration.  That registration is a lifetime requirement and becomes part of a public database, so even though you are not required to register for an arrest, you […]