If Convicted of a Sex Offense, You May Have to Register as a Sex Offender for Life

Have you been convicted of a sex crime and are now being required to register as a sex offender in New Jersey? Being registered as a sex offender can have extremely negative consequences, and you should not attempt to handle the process alone.

At Markowitz O'Donnell, LLP, our attorneys can help. Contact our Lawrenceville office today at 609-482-3138 or 866-437-1189 to see if you can be removed from the sex offender list.

Megan's Law Makes it Hard on Sex Offenders

The consequences of having to register as a sex offender can have a huge impact on your life. You will be subject to certain reporting requirements to law enforcement agencies and notification of your status to local organizations and potentially neighbors. Under Megan's Law, there are many offenses that can require you to register as a sex offender, including:

  • Sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault
  • Criminal sexual contact with a minor
  • Endangering the welfare of a child
  • Kidnapping
  • False imprisonment of a minor
  • Prostitution crimes

It is possible to be removed from the sex offender list if you meet the court's strict requirements. Our lawyers have an in-depth understanding of the state's sex offender rules and will do everything in our power to see that you meet them.

What Happens When You Fail to Report?

Once you are registered as sex offender, you are required to report any changes in your address and other important contact information. If you fail to properly report, you can be charged with a crime. You can rely on our Megan's Law defense lawyers to provide you with solid representation against your criminal charges.

Contact Us Today

For more information about being removed from the sex offender list, or for help after a failure to report, contact our firm. We will do everything in our power to remove your reporting requirements and protect your freedom.