Arizona Sex Offender Registration
Sex offender registration in Arizona is a regulatory requirement imposed after a conviction for certain sex offenses. This kind of registration can prohibit an offender from living near schools or parks, require the notification of neighbors when an offender lives in the area, and require the offender to notify the sheriff’s office of a change of residence.
The process of registering as a sex offender can be complex and overwhelming. Here at Tait & Hall, our highly-experienced team of Arizona sex crimes and criminal defense lawyers know the ins and outs of sex offender registration and will help you navigate the system with ease.
The Social Consequences of Sex Offender Registration in Arizona
These requirements come as an additional consequence to the social stigma of being a registered sex offender– the devastating impact on employment opportunities as well as other negative social consequences. And, unfortunately, for most offenders Arizona considers offender registration a lifetime requirement.
Who is required to register as a sex offender in Arizona?
According to Arizona law, for certain crimes, courts require sex offender registration following a conviction of a sex crime. Additionally, there are circumstances in which sex offender registration is a requirement– such as if the individual has multiple prior convictions for the same offense (e.g., indecent exposure, public sexual indecency, etc.)
Navigating Sex Offender Registration In Arizona
At Tait & Hall our criminal defense attorneys have decades of experience handling cases involving sex offenses and sex offender registration in the state of Arizona.
Schedule a free initial consultation at our Phoenix office to discuss your charges and Arizona sex offender registration in greater detail. We can offer advice on whether you face the possibility of sex offender registration and will fight it. If you need a Phoenix Sex Crimes Lawyer, get in touch with us.