Illinois' Statute of Limitations on a Felony?

Answer Prosecution for any offense with the exception of murder must commence within three years of the occurrence in Illinois. Factors such as legal capacity, DNA and age of a victim add exceptions to th... Read More »

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Illinois Criminal Statute of Limitations?

The statute of limitations for a crime refers to the length of time after the crime is committed that law enforcement has to bring charges against you. Once the statute of limitations has expired, ... Read More »

Illinois Statute of Limitations Fraud?

Statute of limitations law in Illinois governs the amount of time after an event occurs, or after you become aware of the event, during which you or the state may bring a claim against an individua... Read More »

Does illinois have a medical malpractice statute of limitations?

Under Illinois law, a medical malpractice action must be filed within two years of the date that the victim knew, or should have known, of their injury. Although, the action cannot be brought after... Read More »

Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death in Illinois?

Illinois laws regarding wrongful death have existed on the state law books since at least the 1860s. This lengthy history also includes the relevant statute of limitations indicating how long someo... Read More »