A common challenge for the court is to decide who will get custody of the child.Child custody may be petitioned by parents, grandparents, stepparents, or any person who believes they can provide suitable care and guidance to the child.A sex offender or sexual predator, who has never previously been required to register under the Illinois Sex Offender Registration Act, has a duty to register if the person has been convicted of any felony offense after July 1, 2011.A person who previously was required to register under this Act for a period of 10 years and successfully completed that registration period has a duty to register if: (i) the person has been convicted of any felony offense after July 1, 2011, and (ii) the offense for which the 10 year registration was served currently requires a registration period of more than 10 years.Sexual Predators are required to register annually for their natural life.
Usually, people run into trouble in this area when they use someone's name or photograph in a commercial setting, such as in advertising or other promotional activities.
The child pornography distribution criminal laws that comprise “sexting” offenses were largely written with sexual predators in mind, and don’t reflect the reality that most sexting crimes are between teens via cell phones.
Is it reasonable for a teen to face a felony sex offense for receiving and possessing a suggestive picture sent from a girlfriend or boyfriend?
But, some states also prohibit use of another person's identity for the user's own personal benefit, whether or not the purpose is strictly commercial.
There are two distinct legal claims that potentially apply to these kinds of unauthorized uses: (1) invasion of privacy through misappropriation of name or likeness ("misappropriation"); and (2) violation of the right of publicity.