By The Law Firm of Higbee & Associates
Several California Appellate Courts had previously held that mandatory sex offender registration for certain sexual offenses violated the defendant’s constitutional rights. Unfortunately, the California Supreme Court recently overturned the Hofsheier decision. This means that individuals can no longer petition the court to terminate their registration requirement entirely. Laws affecting sex offender registration are very quickly changing and with the advancement of technology and the easy accessibility of information, there are many people who are losing their livelihood, homes and families. Despite the recent changes, we still may be able to help you move forward with your life.