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Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

After being convicted of a sex crime, many individuals are required to register as sex offenders. If you are required to register, your situation will most likely require mandatory sex offender registration for life. According to California law, a sex offender is required to register and re-register with the proper authority at particular intervals. These requirements will be communicated to the offender, along with consequences of failing to register as a sex offender, which may occur intentionally or unintentionally.

At Law Office of John W. Noonan in Dublin, California, we provide clients with a comprehensive criminal defense representation. This includes the handling of cases where an individual has been accused of failing to complete his or her required sex offender registration. Attorney John W. Noonan has over 55 years of experience handling criminal defense matters. He can take the time to explain your rights and obligations under the California sex offender laws.

Contact us today by calling us anytime, 24 hours a day, at 925-479-0033. We can schedule a free consultation and discuss the possible reasons that you are allegedly in violation of sex offender registry laws, including:

  • Failure to register as a sex offender upon release from prison
  • Failure to register as part of probation
  • Failure to re-register after a change of address
  • Failure to re-register after a name change

There can be a wide range of other specific times in which you must register or re-register as a sex offender. Our firm can review the instructions you have received in order to ensure that you are registered according to the law.

Punishments for Failing to Register

Have you been accused of a failure to register? A first failure to register as a sex offender is considered a felony offense that may be punishable by 10 to 30 years imprisonment, and a second offense may be punishable by imprisonment for life. Subsequent offenses may be added on to your sentence.

Charges for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender Require Legal Attention. Contact a Dublin and Walnut Creek Failure to Register Lawyer

Contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer at Law Office of John W. Noonan in Dublin today to schedule your free consultation. We can take action on your failure to register case.