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Consequences of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Florida

Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Florida is a Felony of the 3rd degree. As a 3rd Degree Felony, the crime of failing to register as a sex offender is punishable by up to 5 years in department of corrections. The elements of the criminal act for failing to register as a sex offender are: (i) the accused must fit into the class of individuals known as a “sex offender” required to register under section 943.0435; (ii) the accused must have knowledge that he or she is obligated to register under the provisions of section 943.0435; and (iii) the accused has fulfilled the required time period of the many provisions of the statute, as it refers to living arrangements, within the State of Florida. Failure to register as… […]

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Florida Convicted Sex Offenders

Florida Convicted Sex Offenders

David Wayne Carter, a convicted sex offender, is currently in Palm Beach County jail on $150,000 bail. Carter was arrested on Monday after reports came that he sexually abused a teenage girl for the past 5 years. Carter is facing charges of sexual battery and lewd or lascivious molestation. According to sheriff’s investigators, interview with Carter during custody proceedings ended when he refused to submit to a voice stress analysis and requested an attorney. Source, full story A sex offender is a person who has committed a sex crime. What constitutes a sex crime differs by culture and legal jurisdiction. Most jurisdictions compile their laws into sections, such as traffic, assault and sexual. The majority of convicted sex offenders have convictions for crimes of a sexual nature; however, some sex… […]

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Sex Offender Registration

Sex Offender Registration

Sex offender registration is a system in the United States of America and certain other developed countries designed to allow government authorities to keep track of the residence and activities of ex-sex offenders, including those who have completed their criminal sentences. In some jurisdictions (especially in the United States), information in the registry is made available to the general public via a website or other means. In many jurisdictions registered sex offenders are subject to additional restrictions, including housing. Those on parole or probation may be subject to restrictions that don’t apply to other parolees or probationers. Sometimes these include (or have been proposed to include) restrictions on being in the presence of minors, living in proximity to a school or day care center, owning toys or other items of… […]

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