Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Louisiana is defined by LA. Revised Statute 15:542.1.4 Unlawful Exhibition of Sexually Explicit Material in a Motor Vehicle
Possible Penalties for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
The possible penalties for a first conviction, may be a fine of up to one thousand dollars and imprisoned at hard labor for not less than two years nor more than ten years without the benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.
A second or subsequent conviction shall be sentenced to pay a fine of three thousand dollars and imprisoned at hard labor for not less than five years and up to twenty years without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.
Potential Defenses to Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
A consultation with one of the attorneys at Lawrence Law Firm can bring to light facts and circumstances useful in mounting unique and creative defenses or mitigating factors such as: exigent circumstances, lack of knowledge, authorization, or consent.
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