Frequently Asked Questions
There are 41 states that currently have a sex offender registry for Juveniles that have been adjudicated for a violent sex offense. For the most part, these juveniles do not come off the sex offender registry once they become 18. So, it is critical to avoid ever being listed.
Depending on how and where the image was transferred, yes. Sexting can also be a Federal offense. However, sexting has become a common behavior for juveniles. We do not want kids doing common kid behaviors to be labeled for life as a sex offender. An accurate evaluation can examine the facts to determine the extent of the offense to determine if it is part of a deviant cycle or just doing what other kids in school are doing.
What is the difference between the treatment of a Juvenile and an adult accused of a sex offense or violation?
Juvenile offenders have the lowest risk for a new offense.