If you aren’t aware of Megan’s law, it would be wise to familiarize yourself with it. Did you know that federal law requires those convicted of sex crimes against children to notify local authorities about any changes to their address? These address changes are then entered in a searchable public database – which means you have access to searching it whenever you’re considering moving to a new neighborhood. It takes only a few minutes to check – take the moment to research before you buy in a new neighborhood.