While I am happy to provide information about sex offender laws and rules, I do not provide free consultations on compliance issues, either for persons already in Georgia or for persons considering a move to Georgia. For those who would like a consultation on compliance issues, that is, what restrictions will be in place in the event of a move, I charge a consultation fee to cover up to one hour of my time. I will continue to give free consultations for sex offender registry removal cases.
I generally do not accept these cases for representation unless they involve convictions from the northeast Georgia area or out-of-state convictions where the person lives in northeast Georgia.
Persons required to register as sex offenders may face a number of issues.
There may arise issues about compliance with registration requirements.
Conditions associated with registration vary based upon the date of offense. Guidance may be needed to assure that a registrant understands the limitations imposed upon him or her.
In addition, Georgia law now provides for expanded opportunity to seek removal from the registry or easing of limitations in employment and residence requirements. See our blog for more information.
We are ready to assist clients in knowing their legal obligations and seeking appropriate modifications and/or removal from the registry.
I have prepared the following chart to try to clarify what restrictions apply to which registrants. These restrictions for employment and residence are based on the dates of the offense and not the date of conviction. You may also view it as a