Best state for SO's to live inPosted on 10/21/11, 02:11 am
Reply #1 10/21/11 5:51am
NC is pretty relaxed.
Reply #2 10/21/11 6:40am
MN isn't all that bad either.. they only put on the tier 3 people on the public registry and they don't put everyone at tier 3... it is the home to Patty Wetterling and she has been doing things to reverse the damage done there...
Reply #3 10/21/11 7:42am
Colorado has no residency restrictions, but according to a lawyer in Colorado, being on probation is very difficult there.
Reply #4 10/21/11 11:52am
Back in 2006, there were only three states where the age of consent was 18. Colorado being 15.
How many more people would be on the registry if all states had been 18?
In one state your a monster, life ruined forever. In another state, you were not even arrested.
Reply #5 10/21/11 11:57am
Great information. Thanks.
Do some states leave certain aspects of the registry up to the local sheriff ? or Is it all mandated without any discretion period?
Reply #6 10/21/11 12:17pm
PA isn't too bad..no residency restrictions statewide. There are a few towns that have them, but from my understanding they're being challenged. My hubby's on probation, but when he's off, he can go wherever, do whatever. He will have to register yearly, and update due to job or home changes. But, his employer isn't listed on the website, only the town it's in, and he doesn'thave to give my vehicle info or anything
Reply #7 10/21/11 11:04pm
Utah is not bad, no restrictions.
Reply #8 10/21/11 11:14pm
Hawaii has a registry but not a public one, no restrictions either. Haven't no experience yet, but my partner is Hawaiian and hopes to go back, first because it is "home" and second because what happened to him here in California was political and it is currently know to be one the top three worst places to be as a RSO.
Reply #9 10/22/11 2:06am
This is a great question and one my husband and I have been wondering about too. Once he completes parole we want to get out of California, it is bad here and only getting worse by the day.
Reply #10 10/22/11 8:35am
Great info. I'm really glad I joined this group. It helps to know your not suffering alone.
This group is here to help those with loved ones who are convicted of sex offenses. This is a place where we don't judge because we are all in the same boat, regardless of the actual crime. If you don't feel completely comfortable posting freely on the main board because of the nature of your loved one's crime, feel free to post here because we all understand!