What is the statute of limitations on sexual crimes in Illinois?

Answer For adults, sex crimes in Illinois must be tried in court within 10 years of the date of the offense. For children, there are multiple variables to determine the statute of limitations.Source:Illin... Read More »

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What is the statute of limitations for federal gun crimes?

Statutes of limitations, even for federal gun crimes, vary by state and severity of the offense. For example, a federal misdemeanor gun crime in Pennsylvania has a two-year statute of limitations, ... Read More »

Is there a statute of limitations on tort crimes?

Tort law (often called personal injury law) establishes the conditions for which one party might be held accountable for the injury of another. Common examples of this include slander, car accident... 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 for sexual abuse for children?

The statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse varies from state to state. Most states measure the statute of limitations from the time the child victim turns 18, not the time the abuse occu... Read More »