Category: Sex Offenders

One of the most devastating consequences of a sex crime conviction remains in effect long after your case is closed: the requirement to register as a sex offender.

North Carolina maintains a public sex offender database, which allows the public to search the sex offender registry by name and location. Your home and workplace will appear on a map of North Carolina sex offenders.

Even if you’ve moved on with your life and have no intention to re-offend, you’re left with the humiliating stigma of being a registered sex offender. This is [...]

If you have been accused of a sex crime in North Carolina, one of the most pressing questions on your mind is probably whether or not you will need to file as a sex offender.

In this post, we’re going to cover which sex crimes require registration and which ones don’t. Keep in mind, though, that the specific details of your case matter. If you want to know for sure what you’re up against, the best bet is to consult with a knowledgeable defense attorney.

Sex Crimes in North Carolina That Require Registration


Being convicted as a sex offender is unlike any other criminal conviction. For the rest of your life, your rights are severely limited and you have obligations to law enforcement. Each state has different limitations, including restrictions on where you can live and work, and even whether you can socialize online.

North Carolina has some of the toughest restrictions on sex offenders. One of the rights that you lose after being convicted of a sex crime in North Carolina is the ability to join and post on large social media sites: this includes [...]