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They may need a lawyer if they move from the state where they were convicted to a new state, where sex offenses might have different legal names and different registration requirements.The legal issues are sufficiently complex that some states, like New York, provide a right to counsel for an appeal of a sex offender registration requirement.Fifteen states have no process at all for petitioning to be removed from the registry. In California, a lifetime-registration state, the Sex Offender Management Board recently proposed introducing a petition process that would take into account the type of crime committed and the risk of reoffending.Once a person is in the registry, he or she faces a thicket of reporting requirements lasting anywhere from five years to a lifetime.In many states, sex offenders must report their place of employment or schooling, which may then be listed online alongside their home address. If they’re convicted of a less serious crime—indecent exposure, for example—usually they only have to make an annual visit to a police station.It all adds up to a system with little room for mercy. 13: Due a production error, the map of minimum registration duration for sex offenders originally misstated that Hawaii's minimum duration is five years and Ohio's is 10.The minimum registration duration is life in Hawaii and 15 years in Ohio. 13: This map reflects the default minimum registration requirement for sex offenders in each state.The board issues a recommendation on the petition, which goes back to the judge, who then decides whether or not registrants are likely to reoffend, based on evidence about their criminal record and any treatment they’ve received.The petition process involves filing fees and potential legal fees.If you move to Maine, for example, you have just 24 hours after moving to notify law enforcement of your relocation and new address.Offenders who are homeless in Kansas must report to local law enforcement every three days. How long you have to register for, and how difficult it is to get off the registry, varies greatly by state, as you can see from the map below.