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i have a friend who has two children and has a boyfirend who

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is a registered sex offender...
is a registered sex offender, he has no restrictions at all and can live anywhere can they live together if she has two children of her own he is low risk and no restrictions his crime was no-violent he pics of minors on is computer was charged with pics of minors via internet
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Most states would prevent him from residing with children who are not his own. Before allowing him to live with her, she needs to consult with his supervising or registering officer (sex offender registry officer). This person will be familiar with the specific restrictions he has... and he does have restrictions. You are not on the registry if you have no restrictions.

Have her speak with his registering officer and also consult with a local attorney (even over the phone... shouldn't cost anything). She needs to be assured that allowing him in the home will not 1) violate his release conditions or 2) subject her to a criminal violation for facilitating some sort of registry violation.

I can tell you that in my jurisdiction if someone permits a registered sex offender to live in their residence with their minor children and the children are not the biological children of the sex offender, they will find themselves charged with the same criminal sexual offender registry violation as the person who is on the registry.

Since she could potentially be exposed to criminal sanctions in these situations, make sure she checks with a local attorney and his supervising officer to make sure there are not restrictions.

Good luck.

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