Violation of a Sex Offender to Report

Failure to Report as a Sex Offender

A person who is classified as a sexual offender has many restrictions placed on their freedom, where they can live, where they can travel, and places they can go to. The failure of a sex offender to report to local authorities is a crime in Florida that may result in a lengthy prison sentence. If you have been accused, or arrested for failing to report as a sex offender, it is important that you contact an attorney immediately. Anthony Rickman at the Rickman Law firm represents sex offenders who have failed to report to local authorities.

Under Florida Law, a convicted sex offender is required to register with local authorities in the jurisdiction which they live, work and/or go to school. As a convicted sex offender you are required to report twice per year to your local sheriff’s office to advise them of your living location. Additionally, Florida Law requires you to report to your local Sheriff within 48 hours of you temporarily changing residence. A convicted sex offender must also report in person to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and must give a copy of a completed sexual offender registration form, in order to obtain a Florida identification card or driver’s license.

Failure to report as a sex offender is a third degree felony. If convicted of failure to report as a Sex Offender you face up to five years in Florida State Prison and/or five years probation. If you have been accused of failing to report as a sex offender contact us today for a free consultation

Case Results

State Drops Burglary/Battery Case

The State Attorney’s Office has dropped all charges against James Clark. Mr. Clark was accused of Battery and Burglary in May of 2013. If convicted of these charges Mr. Clark would have spent the rest
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DUI Hillsborough County-Dropped

The Defendant was charged with DUI after a traffic stop. After performing the exercises, the Defendant was arrested for DUI. The Defense was able to get the State to reduce the DUI to a Reckless
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POSSESSION OF CANNABIS CHARGE NOLLE PROSSED/DUI REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING

The Client was charged with Possession of Cannabis and Driving Under the Influence as well as a Traffic Infraction. Attorney Anthony Rickman succeeding in getting the State to Nolle Prosse the Possession of Cannabis charge
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