Manchester, NH asked in Criminal Law for New Hampshire

Q: If a parent has a pedophile in the house with a minor, would this be considered endangerment if the minor did not know?

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Joseph Kelly Levasseur

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A: It depends on the level of sex offender this person is. there are laws that state a sex offender cannot be around minors so check with the local police department to make sure the person is properly registered and is registered for the home the person resides in, and the level and danger to the child is any. The local police are very good at handling these issues as the sex offender is supposed to be known to them and where they reside at all times.

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