November 30, 2022
Hagar & Phillips often represents individuals who are charged with crimes that could result in a sentence that includes registration as a TN sex offender if our client is ultimately convicted. Individuals who are convicted of sexual offenses and required to register for the TBI Tennessee Sex Offender Registry are subject to a long list of requirements and prohibitions based on their status as a registered sex offender. If someone who is required to register as a sex offender fails to follow these requirements or if they commit violations of these prohibitions, it can result in further convictions, fines, and extended sentences.
There are several requirements that registered sex offenders are obligated to follow and complete in Tennessee. Some of these requirements include:
Additionally, there are several things that registered sex offenders in Tennessee are prohibited from doing based on their status as a registered sex offender. Some of these prohibitions include:
Individuals who are on the sex offender registry for convictions involving minor victims are also subject to some additional prohibitions, including, but not limited to:
Individuals who move to Tennessee from other states where they were previously required to register for a sex offender registry are also required to register as sex offenders in Tennessee. These individuals must comply with many of the same and similar requirements following their move to Tennessee until their requirement to register is over.
If you or a relative have been charged with a sexual offense in Wilson County, Tennessee, or one of the surrounding counties and need representation or if have questions about how a conviction for a sexual offense could impact your life, call Hagar and Phillips Attorneys at Law in Lebanon, TN to schedule a consultation with one of our criminal defense attorneys.
This is not a complete list of requirements that sex offenders in Tennessee are required to complete, but this list does include many of the requirements for registered sex offenders.
T.C.A. 40-39-203(a)(1) and (3)
T.C.A. 40-30-206(d); see generally Tennessee Sex Offender Registry, https://sor.tbi.tn.gov/home.
T.C.A. 40-30-211(b)(2) and (3).
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