Registration as a Sex Offender is NOT Always for Life (PC 290)

By: Wallin & Klarich

Despite what the Judge may have ordered or what your attorney told you about having to register as a sex offender for life, it often is not the truth. The laws are changing. The rules about life time sex offender registration are changing. Are you still registering and ignoring this great news? If so, you are making a big mistake. If you want your rights back, your freedom back, if you want to coach your child in sports but can’t because you are a registered sex offender, that may all change. Stop feeling sorry for yourself. You have options, and your sex crimes lawyers at Wallin & Klarich can help you.


Depending on what you were convicted of, you may qualify for many remedies that can stop your obligation from registering as a sex offender for life.

1- Seek a Certificate of Rehabilitation. In many instances, a mere certificate being granted by a Superior Court judge can end your sex registration requirement.

2- Seek a Hofsheier/Picklesimer Writ of Mandate. Many sex crimes that may have been mandatory registration are now discretionary. The court can make an order stopping your registration requirement if the court does not think you are a dange to the community.

3- Seek a Governor’s Pardon. While a daunting task at first glance, Governor Brown has granted more pardons than any previous Governor in recent years. (as an example, Brown has granted over 500 pardons where Governor Schwarznenegger only granted a total of 7. Your time has never been better.

Call us at 888-280-6839. Get your life back as others did who came to the law offices of Wallin and Klarich. We will be there when you call.

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