SSODA: How Teenagers Can Mend Their Lives After Committing a Sex Crime
People can commit crimes at any age. This includes sex crimes. Our legal system gives some special consideration to juvenile offenders—those younger than 18 years. Given they are not fully developed yet, courts sometimes... Read More
Should You Pursue a Special Sex Offender Sentencing Alternative (SSOSA) If You’re Innocent?
Being accused of a sex offense is a nightmare—particularly if you’re innocent—and you may want to consider all of the possibilities that would allow you to avoid putting your fate in the hands of... Read More
What You Need to Know About SSOSA Evaluations and Conditions
Washington’s Special Sex Offender Sentencing Alternative (SSOSA) provides an opportunity for those who have committed sex offenses to receive treatment for sexual compulsion and avoid the time in prison that would otherwise result from... Read More
Is a SSOSA Right for Me?
If you’ve been convicted of a sexual offense in Washington State, you may be eligible for sentencing under Washington’s Special Sexual Offender Sentencing Alternative (SSOSA). What is a SSOSA, you might ask? Under Washington law,... Read More
The Problem with Making the Names of Level I Sex Offenders Public
In Washington State, Level I sex offenders are those offenders who are the least likely to re-offend. They are therefore deemed to pose the least risk to the wider community. While Level I offenders... Read More