OUT OF STATE SEX OFFENDERS AND SEX CRIME REGISTRATION IN CALIFORNIA

By: Wallin & Klarich

Recently, our law firm handled a case where a defendant had been convicted years ago in another state of a sex crime. He was told by the court in the other state to register in that state as a sexual offender. He left that state and moved to California. When he moved to California, he …

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SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION – WHAT A MESS!

By: Wallin & Klarich

There is no doubt that California laws are complicated. Anyone who has ever tried to read a “code section” or “statute” knows that the paragraphs are meticulously labeled – supposedly to make them easier to read – and in fact without the designation of paragraphs and subparagraphs it might be impossible to understand most laws. …

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WHAT DO I DO IF I AM ACCUSED OF STATUTORY RAPE OR UNLAWFUL SEX WITH A MINOR?

By: Wallin & Klarich

In the state of California, it is against the law for minors to have sex with each other or for anyone to have sex with a minor. This law is true even though nearly 50 percent of high school students have reported that they have already had sexual intercourse. The laws that make it illegal …

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Proposition 83 – Residency Restrictions

By: Wallin & Klarich

On November 7th of 2006 California voters overwhelmingly passed prop 83 (Sexual Predator Punishment and Control Act), widely known as “Jessica’s Law”, with 70% of the vote. Although there are many facets of this legislation that have a dramatic impact on the lives of convicted sex offenders and the penalties they face, the most controversial …

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