For most faced with sex offender registration, this consequence feels, in some ways, just as bad if not worse than the actual time they serve in prison or in serving out other punishments. When an individual is trying to re-enter society and put a “normal” life and routine back together, sex offender registration can severely impede progress, often making the convicted sex offender feel trapped and depressed.
To make matters worse, if any of the sex offender registration requirements set forth by the State of Kansas are not met, punishments can grow more severe. It’s important to discuss your situation with an experienced and trusted Kansas City sex crimes defense lawyer who can make sure that all your requirements are being met and that you have the best chance at a secure future. Should you hire Rokusek Stein Law, LLC, you will benefit from the experience and insight of a former prosecutor with years of experience. In addition, we offer free case consultations to get you started off on the right foot!
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Kansas laws state that a convicted sex offender must report to the law enforcement agency conducting registration (in the county that the sex offender resides in, goes to school in, or is employed in) four times per year.
Depending on their crime, sex offenders must register for:
In addition, the sex offender must report any changes of information, such as change of address or change of employment, as well as all email addresses or online profiles. A more comprehensive list of the duties of a registered sex offender is outlined on the Kansas Bureau of Investigation’s website.
Failing to register as a sex offender or failing to follow the requirements set forth by Kansas laws can result in serious penalties. For every 30 days that the offender remains “non-compliant”, a new violation will be recorded. It is crucial to remain on top of your registration requirements and make every effort to comply.
The sex offender registration system can be a significant burden, especially if requirements are not met. With an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side, you can make sure that you are protected and that you are updated on changes in registration laws in Kansas. If you have not been convicted of a sex crime but are facing charges, get started on your defense as soon as possible.
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