My husband visually offended two adult women by wearing shorts without underwear and was charged with indecent exposure in 2003. He was advised by his lawyer to plead guilty expecting to receive 10 years probation and registry, but the judge unreasonably with held sentencing for many months till the law was changed to 20 years registration. He has 5 more years before he is allowed to not register. Two cruise lines, Royal Carribean and Carnival canceled our booked cruises because of the registry. Although, the head of security on Carnival said if he was removed from the registry, my husband would be welcomed aboard.
We also cannot sell our home and move to any decent senior housing in Broken Arrow or Tulsa, OK where we would like to live.
My husband has successful completed all probation, treatment program, and polygraph requirements for over a decade. He has not committed any sex offense of any kind in 15 years.
Currently he voluntarily helps other men overcome sexual addiction in the best program available called “Pure Desire”, “Conquer Series”, “Seven Pillars of Freedom”. You can look it up on the internet.
We are anxious about taking a vacation to any state because of all the laws punishing sex offenders. What if he registers as a visitor and is never removed?
At our age 20 years of registration is almost a lifetime of punishment.
He admits he was wrong to visually offend those ladies, but 20 years punishment for seeing something they shouldn’t have seen!