completing sex offenders registration.

i have been arrested for not registering in the new state that i live in but i have paper work that says that i have completed my obligation to register with the dept. of safety. do i have a good fight on my hands, or am i mis-understanding.

Asked on June 5, 2009 under Criminal Law, Florida


B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

These laws, and how they are enforced, differ from one state to another.  Seemingly "small details" can make a difference.  I'm not a Florida attorney, and I don't have anywhere near enough of the facts of your case, so I can't give you much of an answer.  For advice you can rely on, you need to see a lawyer near your new home.  One place to find counsel is our website,

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