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How Do You Become a Sex Offender?

April 13, 2016

In Texas, the law requires some people who are convicted of certain sexually-based offenses to register as a sex offender. These crimes that have a sex offender registration requirement vary widely and the type of registration that is required can vary as well. Despite what some people believe, committing a sexual assault is not the only way to be sentenced to mandatory sex offender registration. Also, sex offender registration is not always a lifelong requirement.