Tag Archive: Sex Offenders

What do I need to register as a sexual offender or sexual predator?

  • On behalf of Mike G Law posted in on Monday, February 29, 2016

WHAT ARE THE BASIC REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SEX OFFENDERS AND PREDATORS, INCLUDING JUVENILE OFFENDERS? Sexual offenders must complete a registration form at their county sheriff’s office either twice a year (birth month and every 6th month thereafter) or four times a year (birth month and every 3rd month thereafter) depending upon their offense. For a list of qualifying offenses for quarterly registration please refer to Florida Statute 943.0435(14)(b). Sexual predators, some sexual offenders, and juvenile sexual offenders must report four times a year (birth month and every 3rd month thereafter). Sexual offenders/predators must update their driver license or identification card within 48 hours after any change to their residence (permanent, temporary, or transient) or name. Sexual offenders/predators MUST maintain registration... Read More »

What is the difference between Sexual Offender and Sexual Predator?

  • On behalf of Mike G Law posted in on Monday, February 22, 2016

What is the difference between a sexual offender and a sexual predator? Who is a sexual offender under Florida Law? A sexual offender is an individual who has been convicted of a qualifying sexual offense in Florida or another jurisdiction; has been released from or is currently serving parole, probation, or on or after October 1, 1997. They establish or maintain a residence (permanent, temporary, or transient) in Florida and have a requirement to register or would have a requirement to register as a sexual offender in another jurisdiction; Qualifying Offenses are: False imprisonment (F.S. 787.02), where the victim is a minor and the defendant is not the victim’s parent or guardian. Sexual misconduct prohibited (F.S. 393.135(2)) or (F.S. 394.4593(2)).... Read More »