Tacoma Criminal Attorneys continue to highlight what constitutes the various sexual offences, herewith a breakdown of those classifications according to Washington State law and the ins and outs of sex offender registration requirements.
Sex Offender Registration in Washington State
As in most place the laws that govern Washington sex registration are enormously multifaceted. Anyone who has been convicted of a sex-related crime is obliged to live under strict scrutiny:
They must register all their addresses
They must inform the authorities whenever they leave the state
Juvenile sex-offenders must give details of registration and/or attendance at educational establishments, such as schools or colleges
Being a registered sex offender prohibits the registered person from having contact of any kind with underage persons (minors). This may even mean restricted access or lack of it to one’s own children.
Failure to register can result in further prosecution. Sex offender registration is obligatory in connection with all sex related crimes and kidnapping crimes.
Here at SQ Attorneys our Criminal Defense Team is experienced in dealing with a wide range of sex offenses in and around the Washington area. These include:
- Child molestation
- Communication minors for immoral purposes
- Child pornography
- Failure to register as a sex offender when required to do so by law
- Rape/child rape
- Indecent exposure/ lewd acts
- Indecent liberties
- The production, selling of, or intent to sell certain classes of drugs ( this applies when the offender has previous convictions for sex crimes). methamphetamine when the offender has a previous conviction for a sex offense
- The promotion of prostitution
If you or a member of your family or someone close to you has been accused of a sex related crime then an experienced defence team is what you need.
The Seattle Criminal Defense Team of SQ Attorneys, located in Western Washington, is a very skilled and experienced team dedicated to providing effective, aggressive representation for those charged with sex-related crimes. The team creates success by not only working with alleged victims to develop a relationship and encourage positive communication, but the team also works with law enforcement and the prosecuting attorney’s office to ensure that all facts and circumstances related to the allegations are considered in creating an the most equitable and fair resolution possible. Your Tacoma criminal lawyer will best be able to advize you.
If you or a loved one is charged with a sex-related crime in King County, Pierce County, Snohomish County, Kitsap County, Thurston County or one of the following cities or towns: Algona, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Bonney Lake, Bothell, Burien, Des Moines, Duvall, Edmonds, Enumclaw, Everett, Federal Way, fife, Hunts Point, Issaquah, Kenmore, Kent, Kirkland, Lake Forest Park, Lake Stevens, Lakewood, Lynnwood, Maple Valley, Marysville, Medina, Mercer Island, Milton, Monroe, Mountlake Terrace, New Castle, Normandy Park, North Bend, Olympia, Puyallup, Redmond, Renton, Sammamish, Sea Tac, Seattle, Shoreline, Snohomish, Sumner, Tacoma, Tukwila, University Place, and/or Woodinville, or any other city or town in Western Washington, call The Criminal Defense Team of SQ Attorneys at (206) 441-0900 for an initial free consultation.