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My fiancé was is trying to get removed from the offender

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My fiancé was is trying to get removed from the sexual offender registry in Wisconsin. His case was filed in 1996 and he served his sentence in 1997. He was 19 at the time of the offense and the girl was 15. He has a nearly grown daughter who suffered greatly because this is on his record (Ex: her friend's parents would not allow sleepovers at our house) and we are currently thinking of of having kids of our own, but do not want them to go through that as well. He is disabled and I have no experience with legal matters. Please, help.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
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Expert:  joelaws8 replied 3 years ago.

Hello, my name is Joe. I am a licensed attorney and I will be helping you find the answer that you are looking for.

I am very sorry to hear that your family is going through such a tough situation.

I just need some more information first.

1.) Was he on supervision or probation?

2.) If so, when did this end?

3.) Was he convicted in Wisconsin?

4.) What offense was he convicted of?

I look forward to assisting you.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

He was on probation. We need to go to the courthouse to get the exact dates, I will let you know when we have them. He was convicted in Wisconsin. According to the sexual offender database: 948.02(2): Second-Degree Sexual Assault of a Child with a conviction date of 12/08/1997

Expert:  joelaws8 replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for the information.

According to Wisconsin law, he should be released from his registration requirements 15 years after he is discharged from supervision or probation, whichever is later.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

So, after the 15 years does it go away on it's own, or do we have to do something? The database lists him as a life registrant. Which he says is incorrect because they told him 15 years at the time of the sentence. And does any of this do anything with the felony part of the conviction or is there another process to remove that?

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