Being charged with a sex crime is not something to take lightly. A guilty verdict can mean jail time, fines and possibly having to register as a sex offender. Having one's name on the registered sex offender list can be damaging to one's reputation, can negatively affect a person's professional life, and can drastically affect one's personal relationships.
There are a wide array of sex crimes that may force an individual to register as a sex offender in the state of Louisiana. These include more obvious crimes like forcible rape and second degree sexual battery, but also lesser known crimes like conspiracy to commit aggravated oral sexual battery and attempted perpetration. A person must have either pled guilty or been convicted of a sex crime in order to be required to register as a sex offender.