Statute of Limitations for False Arrest in Missouri?

Answer A statute of limitations law is designed to ensure that an individual cannot be charged with an offense after a certain amount of time has elapsed. This legal concept has long been an important com... Read More »

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False Arrest Statute of Limitations?

False arrest, also called wrongful arrest, is detaining someone without legal cause. False arrest is a civil offense. A Statute of Limitations is a legal deadline to file suit after an offense. ... Read More »

Statute of Limitations for False Imprisonment in California?

False imprisonment is a civil wrong that involves holding someone against their will. It is also a crime under the California Penal Code, and an element of human trafficking. Statutes of limitation... Read More »

Missouri Law on the Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse?

Missouri Revised Statutes (RSMo) defines sexual abuse as "...sexual contact by the use of forcible compulsion" (RSMo § 566.100.1). In this capacity, sexual abuse includes any immediate sexual beha... Read More »

What is the statute of limitations in Missouri for traffic offenses such as speeding?

There is no statue of limitations on traffic violations in Missouri. You must pay your fine within the allotted time or appear in court on the date indicated on the ticket. If you don't, your licen... Read More »