Sex crime convictions are among the most serious and long-lasting convictions in Illinois criminal law. Convictions for some sex crimes carry the life-long labels of “felon” or “sex offender.”Registered sex offenders have strict limitations on where they can live and work and other behavioral restrictions based on their conviction. If you have been accused of a sex crime, it is crucial to get legal representation immediately and understand what happens if you are convicted.
Will I Have to Register as a Sex Offender?
Illinois requires persons convicted of many sex-related crimes to register as sex offenders. Some examples of crimes that require sex offender registration include, but are not limited to:
Possession and/or distribution of child pornography...