If you’ve been charged with failing to register as a sex offender in Virginia, an experienced sex crimes attorney in Roanoke may be able to help you lessen the consequences of a criminal charge that may stem from a simple oversight or from the very human urge to avoid embarrassment.
Virginia Code §9.1-902 lists the offenses requiring registration.
If you’re a non-resident who committed an offense that required registration in your home state, you have to register in Virginia when you come into the state for an extended visit, employment, or to go to school.
If Facebook finds an account belonging to a Registered Sex Offender they can and will shut it down without notice.
Many people feel they can do or say anything on the internet because nobody is watching them. Each state has unlimited resources and access to your computer records and searches.
Under cover police officers participate in internet chat rooms attempting to catch users soliciting a minor or a prostitute.
When an adult has sex with a minor, even if consent is given, it is considered statutory rape.
Other, so called, sex crimes could be prostitution, indecent exposure, failure to register on a sex offenders list, creation or distribution of pornography and the list goes on and on.