If you are eligible to apply for removal from Megan’s Law, it is important that you have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. This office has successfully won many motions of this type in several different counties. It is imperative that you understand the legal process as well as undergo the proper medical evaluations in order for the motion to be granted.
If you are not sure if you are eligible for removal from Megan’s Law requirements, it important that you meet the following requirements. First, it has to be at least 15 years since the date you were convicted of the sex crime. Second, there can be no criminal convictions since the date of conviction of the sex crime. Third, the sex crime can not be of a serious nature. Although there are other criteria that the court will take into consideration in determining whether to grant the motion, these are the initial requirements that must be met.
I have watched many of my clients finally feel free from the shame and stigma of Megan’s Law. The Legislature’s intent in enacting this statute was to free those individuals who are truly changed individuals, and/or more mature adults who no longer must suffer from past mistakes.