Friday, September 23, 2011

Romeo and Juliet Law Helps Certain Offenders Remove Sex Offender Label


In 2007, the legislature passed the Romeo and Juliet law which provide a sex offender with a means to remove them from the sex offender list. In order to qualify the victim must have been at least 14 years old at the time of the offense, the offender must have been no more than four 4 years older than the victim, and the offender must not have any additional sexual offense convictions since the original offense. According to this article from tampabay.com, the highest concentration of offenders removed from the list are from Pinellas and Pasco County.  Do you or someone you know qualify under the Romeo and Juliet law to have your sexual offender label removed? Call us for a free consultation.