Failure to Register as a Sex Offender/Predator in Florida

If you are a convicted sex offender or predator in Jacksonville, you have to register with JSO every year. You also have to notify the DMV of any address changes. If you fail to register as a sex offender, you can be arrested for a third degree felony facing up to 5 years in prison.

To be convicted of this crime in Jacksonville, the prosecutor has to prove that the suspect is a sex offender, that he or she failed to register as a sex offender, and that the suspect has actual knowledge of the requirement and subsequently failed to comply with the requirement. Consult a Jacksonville sex crime law firm if you have further questions about sex crimes in Jacksonville.