Utah Sex Offender Registry

Included with many of the harsh jail and prison penalties for a conviction for a sex crime in Utah, a conviction may also require registration on the Utah sex offender registry. The registry is maintained by the state and it is a system for tracking sex offenders after they have been released into the community. Under Utah law, a conviction for any type of sex offense can eventually lead to placement on the Utah sex offender registry.

Unfortunately, even a low-level misdemeanor for a sex offense such as lewdness can have a lifetime impact on your record. If you are facing sex crime accusations, it’s important to seek the help of a skilled criminal defense lawyer. Attorney Susanne Gustin at Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law will do everything possible to have your charges reduced.

Salt Lake County Sex Offender Registry Attorney, UT

If you have been charged and arrested for a sex crime, we urge you to contact Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law. Susanne Gustin is a sex crime defense attorney with more than 30 years of experience. She will make every effort to fight the allegations against you, with a goal to have your charges reduced or dismissed.

From the offices in Salt Lake City, Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law provides aggressive criminal defense to help people charged with sex offenses keep their names off the registry. Don’t wait another moment. Call Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law at (801) 243-2814 to set up a free consultation to work towards a solution.

Susanne Gustin serves clients throughout the greater Salt Lake County and Davis County area including West Valley City, Sandy, West Jordan, Murray, South Jordan, Midvale, Riverton, Taylorsville and Herriman.

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Sex Offender Registry Information Center

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Sex Offender Registration in Utah

According to section §77-41-105, Utah law requires convicted sex and kidnapping offenders to register with the state’s sex offender registry and surrender their licenses, certificates, or identification cards. Offenders are required to register twice a year, both during the month of the offender’s birth and six months after their birth month. 

Registry requires an offender to provide all names and aliases, addresses, a physical description, vehicle identification number and a series of additional personal information including:

  • Social Security number
  • Current photograph
  • DNA specimen
  • Telephone numbers
  • Immigration documentation
  • Identification of employment
  • Internet identifiers and addresses
  • Name and address of all websites on which the offender is registered using an online identifier
  • Fingerprints
  • Copy of the passport
  • Professional license(s)
  • Identification of every school where the offender is either a student or employed;
  • Identification of any place where the offender does volunteer work; and 

Utah law also requires for the offender to notify the state or territorial agency if they plan to move across state lines. Registry is required for the duration of the sentence and ten years following.

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Offenses Resulting in Registry

The following is a partial list of the felony sex offenses that can result in registration on the Utah sex offender registry. However, don’t wait to call an attorney if you have been charged with any criminal offense of a sexual nature. 

  • Kidnapping, child kidnapping, aggravated kidnapping
  • Enticing a minor over the Internet
  • Voyeurism
  • Unlawful sexual activity with a minor, sexual abuse of a minor
  • Unlawful sexual abuse of a 16 or 17-year-old, statutory rape
  • Object rape, object rape of a child
  • Forcible sodomy, sodomy of a child
  • Forcible sexual abuse, aggravated sexual abuse of a child
  • Aggravated sexual abuse with a weapon
  • Sexual exploitation of a minor, child pornography, Internet chat room solicitation
  • Incest, polygamy
  • Sexual battery
  • Aggravated exploitation of prostitution

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Lifetime Versus Temporary Sex Offender Registration

There are specific sex crimes that require the offender to register for 10 years while other offenses are for a lifetime. The following are convictions individuals must register as a sex offender for 10 years following their sentence termination: 

  • Sexual battery (four convictions for registration)
  • Lewdness (four convictions for registration)
  • Kidnapping
  • Voyeurism
  • Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor
  • Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a 16- or 17-Year-Old
  • Incest
  • Forcible Sex Abuse
  • Lewdness Involving a Child
  • Aggravated Human Trafficking
  • Custodial Sexual Relations (only if the victim is underaged)
  • Sexual Abuse of a Minor
  • Sexual Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult
  • Soliciting, attempting, or conspiring to commit any felony offense listed above

Offenders will be required to register for life if they were convicted of:

  • Rape
  • Rape of a Child
  • Child Kidnapping
  • Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
  • Aggravated Kidnapping
  • Object Rape
  • Object Rape of a Child
  • Sexual Abuse of a Child or Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
  • Enticing a Minor Over the Internet
  • Sodomy on a Child
  • Forcible Sodomy
  • Aggravated Exploitation of Prostitution
  • Aggravated Sexual Assault

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Additional Resources for Sex Offender Registry

West Valley City Police: Sex Offender Registration – Click the link to visit the official website for West Valley City Police. The page offers sex offender information such as requirements, how to register or update information, and contact information for an appointment.

West Valley City Police Department, Utah

3575 S Market Street

West Valley City, UT 84119 

Utah Department of Corrections – Access the official website for the Utah Department of Corrections to view information regarding the sex offender and kidnap offender registry. The Utah Department of Corrections manages the state’s Sex Offender & Kidnap Offender Registry. Click the website to view their responsibilities.

Utah Code: Sex and Kidnap Offender Registry – Click the link to view the Utah Code which provides all current legislation on Utah’s sex offender registry requirements and penalties. Section 77-41-105 provides a list of information that the department requires of an offender to provide.

Salt Lake City Rape Recovery Center – The Rape Recovery Center is a community rape awareness program located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Click the link their services, learn how to get involved, and what to do if you have been assaulted.

Salt Lake City Rape Recovery Center

2035 South 1300 East

Salt Lake City Utah 84105

Phone: (801) 467-7282

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Sex Offender Registry Lawyer in UT

If you have been charged with a sex crime, do not hesitate to contact Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law. Criminal defense attorney Susanne Gustin has the skills and experience required to defend sex crimes charges. She will provide experienced legal counsel and help you consider all of your options.

Discover the difference an experienced sexual assault lawyer will make at this tough time of your life. Contact Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law at (801) 243-2814 to arrange a consultation to discuss your charges right away. Susanne represents clients in communities throughout Salt Lake County and Davis County including Taylorsville, Riverton, Midvale, Clearfield, and Layton. 

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