Any individual who is convicted of a committing sex crime here in Dallas, or throughout the state of Texas, will be required to register their name on the state sex offender registry. Becoming a registered sex offender is just one of the penalties you will be facing upon conviction, however it is also the one that will more than likely have the most dramatic impact on your life. The state's sex offender registry is a publically-accessible database that includes information on all sex offenders. The information sex offenders are required to provide for the registry can include, but is not limited to, their name, their current address, a updated color photo, the offense they were convicted for, when the offense occurred and more. How long a sex offender's name will stay on the sex offender registry will depend on the severity and type of sex crime committed. General registry requirements range from 10 years to life. As long as you are registered as a sex offender you will need to report in and alert the state as to any change of address or other major life event so the database can be updated.
If you have been arrested or charged with a sex crime, you need to hire a trusted Dallas sex crime lawyer now. Tom D'Amore is a well-known and extremely successful sex crime lawyer who has dedicated his life to providing those individuals accused of sex crimes with the aggressive defense strategy they need to achieve the most optimum results in their case. After having spent more than 19 years with the Dallas District Attorney's Office, and having taught criminal law at a local college, he decided his legal skills would be best utilized in private practice as a committed advocate for the rights of alleged sex offenders. He understands the seriousness of these types of charges and is well aware of all you stand to lose. If you want a lawyer who will put every effort into helping you avoid conviction and avoid having to register as a sex offender, then you have come to the right place. Contact his firm today and schedule an appointment so that he can review your case, discuss the options available to you and immediately begin strategizing for your defense.