San Jose Megans Law Attorney & Sex Registrations
Sex Registration Violations:
When a person convicted of a sex crime is ordered to register, but does not do so in the appropriate time periods, they are often charged with a crime that can place them in prison. I have had sex registration cases dismissed, either by the prosecutor or by the court after hearing, won the case at trial, or have been able to effect a settlement that involves a short jail work-release sentence as opposed to a state prison sentence. There are often vulnerabilities in the prosecution investigation of these matters which form the basis for my defense in court. I have raised constitutional challenges to portions of the statute in court, which later were upheld by the court of appeal, and as a result the statute has been changed approximately 18 times in the last 17 years.
Sex Registration Internet Exclusions:
I have successfully been able to remove some of my clients from the internet when they have fit certain criteria proscribed by the Department of Justice. I have also filed an injunction against the state in an effort to have clients removed from the Megans’ Law website for 30 year old crimes, followed by a blameless record. I have worked with clients to obtain certificates of rehabilitation, available in limited circumstances for sex crimes. When these certificates are not available, I am familiar with the criteria and can inform the client of that fact quickly.
For more information on Megan’s Law and sex offender registration, violations, charges, and defense please contact San Jose Megans Law Attorney Maureen Baldwin today.