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Governor Signs HB 2539 Providing Limited Relief from Sex Offender Registration For Youthful Offenders

Posted by Steven Sherick | Apr 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week Governor Ducey signed legislation permitting offenders who engaged in sexual conduct with a minor when they were under 22 years of age to petition to have their sex offender registration terminated.  The bill provides limited relief and is conditioned upon the sexual conduct to have been consensual and that the offender have completed his/her probation including sex offender treatment.  The relief would not apply to offenders who received a prison sentence for their crime.  The full text of the bill is here:  http://www.azleg.gov/legtext/52leg/2r/laws/0105.pdf.

 If you have questions about sex offenses in Arizona, contact Sherick & Bleier.

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Steven Sherick

Steve Sherick is a "near native" Arizonan having lived most of his life in Tucson.  He received his undergraduate and legal education at the University of Arizona.  Since 1980 he has devoted all of his practice to criminal law, always in defense of those accused of crimes.  He received his Board ...

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