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Sex Offender Registration

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Registry Websites

Michigan Sex Offender Registry

Information on registered sex offenders in Michigan.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sex Offender Registration in Michigan
Contains information on who must register, how long they must register, responsibilities of registrants, etc.

National Sex Offender Registry

Information on registered sex offenders throughout the United States.

Statutes

Michigan Sex Offender Registration Act, MCL 28.722 to 28.736.

Sex Offender Registration Laws Across the Country

Contains links to statutes in other states.

Sample Legal Materials

Letter on Exception to Residency Rules

Sample letter explaining why individual falls within exception to 1000-feet-from-a-school residency requirement.

Answer to Eviction of Sex Offender from Subsidized Housing

Sample answer to an eviction of a current tenant in subsidized housing who is being evicted for being on the sex offender registry.

Motion to Allow Individual to Live within 1000 feet of a school due to grandfathered status

Individuals who historically lived within 1000 feet of a school may continue to live there. This is a motion to compel the police to register such an individual.

Sample Motion Regarding Registration

Sample petition to amend registration status for an individual adjudicated under the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act .

Petitioning for Removal from the Registry

Certain individuals who were adjudicated as juveniles or who were sentenced under the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act may petition to shorten their registration periods, which can lead to quicker removal from the registry.

Petitioning process for individuals adjudicated under the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act

Materials prepared by Citizens for Second Chances (an advocacy group for young people with sexual offense convictions) that explain how to petition for shortening the registration period if adjudicated under the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act.

Petitioning process for individuals adjudicated at juveniles

Materials prepared by Citizens for Second Chances (an advocacy group for young people with sexual offense convictions) that explain how to petition for shortening the registration period if adjudicated as a juvenile.

Other Resources

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers resource page

Contains extensive resources on sex offender registration issues.

Resources Addressing the Perpetration of Sexual Violence

A collection of resources provided by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) and the Violence Against Women Network (VAWnet) addressing the topics of sex offender risk, assessment, management, treatment, and supervision with a special focus on policies aimed at keeping communities safe.


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