Dating a registered sex offender
An offender’s probation officer must approve his place of residence, and he can’t move from that location without checking in and getting the officer’s consent.The court might additionally place restrictions on where he can live as a condition of his probation or parole.If the offender’s victim was younger than 17, and if any schools are in the area of his residence, DPS notifies the schools as well.
She acknowledges she can’t move in with him now, because he has legal restrictions and can’t ever be left alone with her 2-year-old daughter.
A registered offender who isn’t on probation or parole in Texas can live anywhere, but the state takes steps to protect residents and keep track of the offender.
Supervised offenders also have to register and are sometimes limited in where they can live, but this is decided on a case-by-case basis.
They don’t have to accept the individual into their community or rent property to him if they don’t want to.
Stricter rules apply to offenders who are under court supervision.