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    Top 100 Trial Attorneys in California 2012-2014, 2008 Trial Attorney of the Year by the Riverside County Public Defender's Office, and dozens of other awards and accolades.

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Sex Crimes

California Sex Offender Registration Requirements

Posted in Criminal Defense,Sex Crimes on March 26, 2019

The state of California takes sex offender registration very seriously. California’s Megan’s Law requires all authorities to notify the public of sex offenders in their area. The conviction can have a lasting impact on your life, since you must place your name on a public record if a court finds you guilty of certain sex…

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Moving to a Different State as a CA Sex Offender

Posted in Sex Crimes on January 23, 2018

A person can become a registered sexual offender in California for a wide range of crimes – from flashing body parts to taking nude selfies as a minor. If you are a registered sex offender in California, you will run into many roadblocks and barriers during tasks such as finding jobs and housing, or moving…

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Penal Code 290: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Posted in Sex Crimes on November 20, 2017

If the courts have found you guilty of a sex crime, part of your conviction may be a requirement to register as a sex offender in the jurisdiction where you live. Failure to register may result in criminal and civil prosecution and a range of penalties depending on where you live and the nature of…

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