Atlanta, GA asked in Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: Is violation of O.C.G.A. section 16-11-61 a registerable sexual offense?

I don't see it listed under O.C.G.A. 17-10-6.2, but I want to be de minimum sure.

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James Thomas

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If the victim is a minor, I think a conviction for 16-11-61 might require registration under OCGA § 42-1-12 (a)(9)(B)(xi). I would recommend consulting a lawyer who routinely handles cases that might hit Georgia's registry and talking to them about the specifics of your case, because these issues are never as clear as they ought to be.

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