SoHoFla.org

 

ATTORNEYS & LEGAL ASSISTANCE

ABA Center for Pro Bono 

http//www.probono.net/

Florida Legal Services

http//floridalawhelp.org/

Florida Pro Bono Attorney Website 

http//www.floridaprobono.org/

FloridaLawHelp.org

http//floridalawhelp.org/

Free Tax Preparation Sites

http//www.hfuw.org/index.php?pr=Earned_Income_Tax_Credit_-_Tax_Sites

National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers

https://www.nacdl.org/default.aspx

Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida

http//www.ninthcircuit.org/

The Florida Bar

http//www.floridabar.org/

 

RSO SITES

Absolute Zero Unites

http://absolutezerounites.blogspot.com/

Clean Up the Registry

http://cleanuptheregistryohio.blogspot.com/

Diane Diamond

http://dianedimond.net/convicted-sex-offenders-the-other-view/

Florida Action Committee

http://floridaactioncommittee.org/

Illinois Voices

http://ilvoices.com/

National Center for Reason and Justice

http://ncrj.org/

No Easy Answers

http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2007/09/11/no-easy-answers

Once Fallen

http://www.oncefallen.com/

Reform Sex Offender Laws

http://nationalrsol.org/

Registration X

http://www.registrationx.net/

Reasonable Voices

http://voix-raisonnable.blogspot.com/

Sex Offender Issues

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/

Sex Offender Management

http://www.csom.org/

Sex Offender Research

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/

Texas Voices

http://texasvoices.org/

The Adam Walsh Act UnCivil

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1496934#

The Innocence Project

http://www.innocenceproject.org/

 

Florida Sex Offender Laws – Florida Statutes as of 2016

775.21 The Florida Sexual Predators Act.

775.215 Residency restriction for persons convicted of certain sex offenses.

775.24 Duty of the court to uphold laws governing sexual predators and sexual offenders.

775.25 Prosecutions for acts or omissions.

943.043 Toll-free telephone number; Internet notification; sexual predator and sexual offender information.

943.0435 Sexual offenders required to register with the department; penalty.

943.04351 Search of registration information regarding sexual predators and sexual offenders required prior to appointment or employment.

943.04352 Search of registration information regarding sexual predators and sexual offenders required when placement on misdemeanor probation.

943.04353 Triennial study of sexual predator and sexual offender registration and notification procedures.

943.04354 The removal of the requirement to register as a sexual offender or sexual predator in special circumstances.

943.0436 Duty of the court to uphold laws governing sexual predators and sexual offenders.

943.0437 Commercial social networking websites.

943.0438 Athletic coaches for independent sanction authorities.

943.0515 Retention of criminal history records of minors.

943.44353 Automatic notification of registration information regarding sexual predators and offenders.

944.606 Sexual offenders; notification upon release.

944.607 Notification to Department of Law Enforcement of information on sexual offenders..

947.1405 Conditional release program.

948.30 Additional terms and conditions of probation or community control for certain sex offenses.

985.481 Sexual offenders adjudicated delinquent; notification upon release.

985.4815 Notification to Department of Law Enforcement of information on juvenile sexual offenders.

394.910 - 394.932 Involuntary civil commitment of sexual violent predators.

 

 

Florida Registration Qualifying Offenses - Listed below are the criminal offenses proscribed in Florida registration statutes for which registration is required in addition to similar offenses or registration requirements in another jurisdiction. See registration statutes for complete criteria for registration:

393.135(2) Sexual misconduct prohibited; reporting required; penalties.

394.4593(2) Sexual misconduct prohibited; reporting required; penalties.

787.01 Kidnapping; kidnapping of child under age 13, aggravating circumstances (where the victim is a minor).

787.02 False imprisonment; false imprisonment of child under age 13, aggravating circumstances (where the victim is a minor).

787.025(2)(c) Luring or enticing a child (where the victim is a minor).

787.06(3)(b), (d), (f), or (g) Human trafficking.

former s. 787.06(3)(h) Human trafficking.

794.011 Sexual battery, excluding 794.011(10).

794.05 Unlawful sexual activity with certain minors.

former 796.03 Procuring person under age of 18 for prostitution.

former 796.035 Selling or buying of minors into sex trafficking or prostitution; penalties.

800.04 Lewd or lascivious offenses committed upon or in the presence of persons less than 16 years of age.

810.145(8) Video voyeurism.

825.1025 Lewd or lascivious offenses committed upon or in the presence of an elderly person or disabled person.

827.071 Sexual performance by a child; penalties.

847.0133 Protection of minors; prohibition of certain acts in connection with obscenity; penalty.

847.0135 Computer pornography; penalties, excluding 847.0135(6).

847.0137 Transmission of pornography by electronic device or equipment prohibited; penalties.

847.0138 Transmission of material harmful to minors to a minor by electronic device or equipment prohibited; penalties.

847.0145 Selling or buying of minors; penalties.

895.03 Offenses concerning racketeering and illegal debts (where the court makes a written finding that the racketeering activity involved at least one sexual offense in this list).

916.1075(2) Sexual misconduct prohibited; reporting required; penalties.

985.701(1) Sexual misconduct prohibited; reporting required; penalties.

 

 

Sex Offender Acts

Adam Walsh Act 2006

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Walsh_Child_Protection_and_Safety_Act

Jacob Wetterling Act 1997

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Wetterling_Crimes_Against_Children_and_Sexually_Violent_Offender_Registration_Act

Megan’s Law 1996

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megan's_Law

Pam Lychner Act 1996

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pam_Lychner

SMART 2006

http://www.smart.gov/

SORNA

http://www.smart.gov/sorna.htm

SORNA

http://www.iir.com/WhatWeDo/Information_Sharing/SORNA/

 

 Sex Offender Searches

Family Watchdog

http://www.familywatchdog.us/

FBI

http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/registry

Florida

http://offender.fdle.state.fl.us/offender/homepage.do

National Sex Offender Registry

http://www.nationalsexoffenderregistry.com/2013/01/fl.html

US DEPT of JUSTICE

http://www.nsopr.gov/

 

GOVERNMENT SITES

Florida, State of

http//www.myflorida.com/

CIA

https://www.cia.gov/

Crimeline

http://www.crimeline.org/

FBI

http//www.fbi.gov/

Florida Attorney General

http://myfloridalegal.com/

Florida Dept of Children & Families

http://www.myflfamilies.com/

Florida Welfare

http://fl.welfareinfo.org/

Health Dept – Florida – Orange County

http://www.orchd.com/

Orange County Sheriff Office

http://www.ocso.com/

Orlando Police Department

http://www.cityoforlando.net/police/

Social Security

http://www.ssa.gov/

U.S. Attorney General

http://www.justice.gov/ag/

U.S. Cities

http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/Local-Government/Cities.shtml

U.S. Government

http://www.usa.gov/Agencies.shtml

U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies

http//www.usacops.com/

Unemployment and Jobs

http://www.floridajobs.org/

Veterans Administration

http://www.va.gov/

 

Jails

Florida Jails

http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/fgils/countyjails.html

Lake County FL Jail

https://www.lcso.org/inmates/

Orange County FL Jail

http://www.ocfl.net

Osceola County FL Jail

http://www.osceola.org/correctionsdep/home.cfm

Seminole County FL Jail

http://webbond.seminolesheriff.org/Index.aspx

USA Jails

http://www.inmate.com/us-county-jails.htm

Vinelink

https://www.vinelink.com/vinelink/initMap.do

 

 

Half Way Houses

What is a Half Way House?

http://famm.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/FAQ-Halfway-House-4.24.pdf

HWH Resources

http://halfwayhouse.com/links-resources/

 

Prisons

Federal Bureau of Prisons

http://www.bop.gov/

Federal Prisons – WIKI List

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._federal_prisons

Florida Dept of Corrections

http://www.dc.state.fl.us/

State Prisons-Wiki List

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_state_prisons

 

Ministries & Thrift Shops

Brothers Keepers ~407.849-0735

4353 Edgewater Drive, Orlando FL 32804

No website – but will help offenders out of prison with clothes

Church of Christ Prison Ministry

http://www.afn.org/~ccpm/

Directory of Prison Ministries

http://www.bgcprisonministries.com/index.php?id=108&state=FL

Food Pantries – Food Banks

http://www.foodpantries.org/st/florida

Fresh Start Ministries

www.FreshStartMinistries.org

Goodwill~407. 857-0659

3235 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, FL 32804

http://www.goodwill.org/

Habitat for Humanity

http://www.foodpantries.org/st/florida

Kairos Prison Ministry

http://www.flkairos.org/

Salvation Army~407. 295-9311

3899 W Colonial Dr., Orlando FL 32808

http://salvationarmyusa.org/

St Vincent de Paul Jail & Prison Ministry

http://www.svdporlando.org/get-involved/jail-prison-ministry

True Ministries

www.vineoflife.org