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The concept of a Statute of Limitations is to prevent someone from charging another of a crime or civil liability long after the memories have faded. Ask your questions here about the time limits associated with various legal actions.
Workman's Compensation Insurance is regulated by the laws of the state in which you reside. There is usually a time limit in which to file a claim. You should check the state statutes concerning WCI, for your state. Or contact the Labor Relations Board.
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It varies from state to state, but in your case about 10 to 14 days. Its time of process is counted on importance.
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4 years on promissary notes. A judgment occurs when a creditor takes you to court and sues you for money you owe them. They must do this before the statute of limitations has expired for the original debt.
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Been 4 years then they came and got our Personal Water Craft, after they said they didn't want it and it could stays ours. We were stunned,but they proceeded to claim they would "write it off". What are our rights now?Did you receive any mailings or correspondence in those 4 years from the creditor?…
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How do you know the SOL has tolled? If you think it has, call an attorney for a free consultation. IF you have a case against the collection agency, s/he will let you know quickly.(there will be MONEY involved). Good Luck   Thanks for your answer! Because according to my credit report, the s.…
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%DETAILS% Answer Call a LOCAL attorney for state specific advice. Check at your local courthouse for the judgments records.
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%DETAILS% Answer This must be an exam Question. What does it matter? IF you havent paid for the car and cant/wont, take it back to them. IF you have told the lender to come get it and they havent, call a tow truck to come get it. They will deal with lazy lenders.
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The SOL starts when the Lender gets a JUDGEMENT for the balance due.IF the judgment is sold correctly, it can stretch for a long time.
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Not sure what yoou are asking so TITLE STATE: 1975 and subsequent years. SECURITY INTERESTS: Shown on title held by lienholder. LICENSE REGISTRATION: Missouri Motor Vehicle, 301 W. High St., Jefferson City, Missouri 65105. Tel: (573) 751-4509. RECOVERY REQUIREMENT: After Twenty Day Right To Cure Let…
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To the best of my knowledge, YES. Thank you for including what state you were inquiring about.
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http://www.cardreport.com/laws/statute-of-limitations.html it says 4 years here, you need to do some homework before you reply to this CA.
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Statute of Limitation for Insurance Claims Most state regulation provide for a maximum of 2 year delay for filing an insurance claim. You should refer to your state's regulations for specific limitations. Your insurance agent will generally know the limitation for the state he does business in. Mos…
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You can probably fight it on that basis ("Your Honor, I was wearing a seat belt when I was pulled over" if that's what they accidentally put down), but the court may not really care if you were written up clearly and the officer appears. It depends on a lot of factors, but the wrong statute argument…
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In this climate of litigation, the probability is that most organizations that have been given the proper legal advice will only disclose three pieces of information about you, no matter the quality of the job you did: Dates you were employed.Your job description or employment capacity.Your salary i…
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%REPLIES% Answer SOL laws are enacted by states. therefore time limits on SOL vary somewhat. Also there are diffrent SOL's for different debts. Such as written contracts, open end accounts, etc. You should be able to find out the SOL of your resident statae by doing a simple web search..(Name…
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5 years from the date default of the account. If at any time a payment or partial payment is made the SOL begins from that date. Read this in link below: The above link is a Federal Bankruptcy Court Ruling coming out of the Eastern District of Arkansas in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy proceeding dealing…
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In general, it means that the lawsuit may not be refiled, and as such, it operates as an adjudication on the merits. The dismissal may be voluntary (that is, the plaintiff dismisses with prejudice when a settlement has been consummated), or it may be involuntary (often as an extreme sanction imposed…
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You can have more than one mortgage on a property. The second mortgage will always be smaller, and will depend on the equity you have in the property. (Equity is the difference between what the house is worth and what you still owe on it, ie. the first mortgage.) People typically get them to do hom…
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This is a very popular question and it saddens me when I hear so much of it going on. Children's personalities are formed by their parents and those around them, so it stands to reason if a child is molested it does do psychological damage. Children just want to please adults, yet being molested a…
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A warrant ordered by the court is in effect until the court rescinds it. Or the person is brought to trial or a hearing and the matter is resolved. It is not something that can or should be ignored, as it could also culminate into contempt of court charge(s) adding further complications for the defe…
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Answer Once you've received the ticket, you have officially been charged and thus statute of limitations no longer applies.
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Someone may correct this, but in my experience, no. I am in the paper process with my husband, and we are going to have to go to Mexico so he can get a waiver to come back, and this could take months, after the year or so wait for that part of the process to come around.Answer .It is a very broad …
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There are no SOL associated with a ticket. You have been given the notice required and now must either pay the fine or appear in court. It doesn't expire.
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As I understand the law, there would be a two year statute of limitations on charging someone with speeding. If a ticket has been issued the charge has been filed and there would be no statute, and any warrant for failure to appear would remain active until the charge is settled or dropped. …
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Answer Many states Don't allow a felony to be removed from a person's very good record. Each state does not have their own procedure and eligibility requirements for expungement of convictions. Accordingly, I would need to know what state your conviction was to answer your question. In general, t…
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Hello, guys. Eviction is the removal of a tenant from rental property by the landlord. The term eviction is the most commonly used in communications between the landlord and tenant. In some jurisdictions, it may also involve the removal of persons from premises that were foreclosed by a mortgage. I …
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All states vary and Im not sure about Colorado but the nom. is 7-10 years.
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The Statute of Limitations does not apply to traffic tickets. You have received appropriate notice of the violation and decided not to fight it. The money is a valid debt and needs to be resolved.
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That depends on the state and the insurance company. Some states allow up to 5 yrs of history while others only 3 years. Some companies go by the incident date and some by the conviction date or the date you get your driver's license back.The insurance may be right, but they changed the law and no D…
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The statute of limitations for initiation of a misdemeanor prosecution in California is one year from the date of an offense; Courts have generally recognized that once an indictment instrument is on file, the prosecution has one year after that to try the charge; if trial has not commenced there is…
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There is indeed a statute of limitations. A prosecution for a traffic infraction must be commenced within one year after the commission thereof. (CPL 30.10 [2] [d].) But the statute of limitations does not apply to the facts you mentioned, which are quoted below, because the prosecution in your case…
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It won't be removed, it's there forever. If it occurred when you were a kid, the record could be sealed. But if it's after you are an adult it will follow you around forever. It is forever. . . Unless expunged subsequent to acquittal, conviction reversed by the Court of Criminal Appeals, or a Go…
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Answer i don't know your state's laws, but there is a little thing called due process. im not sure if it applies here but i basically says... if you are arrested(which i assume you were) then the police are obligated to file and process your citation with a reasonable timeframe(24 hrs on a weekda…
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Answer There is no statute of limitations. The purpose of the statute of limitations is to prevent someone being surprised by being charged with a crime years after it occurred, when witnesses are no longer available and memories are foggy. A ticket being issued means that you already know about …
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Answer There is no limitation on citations. When you fail to pay the ticket, usually within 30 day, your license will be suspended until you rectify the situation. Actually. . . The statute of limitations for misdemeanor traffic offenses is two years. Most traffic offenses are misdemeanors bu…
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Answer Credit Cards are typically considered Open Accounts. The credit card agreement you signed may specify the state laws that will apply to the account and collection activities associated with it. Read the contract and consult an attorney. In Arizona Open Accounts are subect to a 3 year stat…
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How can I prove I wasn't receiving payments for unemployment benefits
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Answer According to answer.yahoo.com, "Once the new guy owns it you will be served an eviction notice that says you have three days to get out. If you ignore that (and if the new owner obeys the law) the new owner would need to go to the local Justice of Peace court and file for eviction. You wil…
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Answer SOL in Florida for an Open Account is 4 years and a Written Contract 5 years. Medical bills are normally considered written contract, but it could be one or the other. If the contract is signed under seal, it may have a longer time. Note that other factors will determine when the SOL begi…
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Three years ago I was being harassed to pay a parking ticket I got xmas eve 2001. I had objected to the ticket as it was a holiday and never heard back. I called to settle the issue and was told the ticket had been reduced with no penalties but since they couldn't find me (i moved) the ticket was no…
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The statute of limitations of unpaid debt is the time period that a creditor has to collect a debt. When the time period has passed, the creditor can no longer sue you for the unpaid debt. The time is set in each state and can vary from three to 10 years.
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Answer If the ticket has been issued, there is no SOL to be applied. Pay the fine or appear in court. Else. . . The SOL is two years for misdemeanor violations, three years for felonies.
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Some states do not have any SOL's on child support when a court order is in affect and a state's deparatment of social or family issues is involved.Other states have statutes that specify SOL on child support by the years that are affected.Example: In MO. child support arrearages are recoverable if …
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State statue of debt limitations According to this link delinquent debt has a limit of 3 yrs in Mississippi -- http://www.bankrate.com/brm/news/cc/20040116b1.asp?print=onkBe aware that the 3 year statute of limitations for debt collection doesn't apply to the state, or state entities. Therefore hos…
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Collection of Debt on Account4 yrs. Civ. Prac. & Rem. §16.004(a) (3)Court Awarded JudgmentsNo Limit-
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I don't think so,today I went to get my license renewed in the state of Utah and they would not let me take the test ,because there records showed I had not paid a ticket in the state of okla,that I had got in 1982.{I had a okla license at that time} 26 years later is shows up. I think okla is a lit…
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There is no statute of limitations on parking tickets in any state.Actually a parking ticket would most likely be considered a 1 or 2 misdemeanor traffic offense, but I am not entirely sure.either way, the statute is one year.
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Answer SOL in North Carolina for an Open Account is 3 years from last charge or payment and a Written Contract 3 years. Medical bills are normally considered written contract, but it could be one or the other. If the contract is signed under seal, it may have a longer time. Note that other facto…
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Answer Yes. Adultery is a crime in some states.
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Answer The previous answer to this question was partially correct. There is no "statute of limitations" on a failure to appear (or "FTA") in Georgia. The previous answer mistakenly assumed that a FTA results in the issuance of a bench warrant. There are numerous courts throughout Georgia that act…
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There are not SOL's that pertain to traffic violations.revised :  a reckless driving charge in Texas is not a simple traffic violation per-say - it is a class A Misdemeanor - the statue of limitations therefore is two years
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Minnesota tickets do not expire. The purpose of a statute of limitations does not apply to traffic violations. Some jurisdictions may provide an amnesty for payment, but those are rare in these hard times.
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Answer Yes, The warrant has to remain active for five years and the jugde can't state it has to remain open longer
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There is no statute of limitations for arson in Kentucky. In Ohio, the statute of limitations is 20 years. In Indiana there is no statute of limitations if it is charged as a class A felony, but if charged as a lesser felony the statute is 5 years.
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Georgia speeding tickets Tickets do not have a statute of limitations for them. You have been issued the ticket and must either pay the fine, retain a Georgia traffic attorney or appear in court. This is true even if you are an out of state driver.
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It depends on whether you have any prior convictions for the same crime. If you have no priors on driving on a suspended license, then the statute of lilmitations is one year. With a previous conviction, the limit is two years. With two or more priors, it's three years.http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Sta…
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Answer 3 years, but the credit people will have it for 7 years. Arrest warrants pertaining to any matter do not have an SOL. The warrant will remain active until the named person is taken into custody or voluntarily presents himself or herself to authorities. If the bad cheques were considered…
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I'm not quite sure what you mean. If your license is revoked in Illinois, you can not drive.It was 1991 i now live in NH. and want to get a drivers license.
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Tickets do not have a SOL related to them. Once they are issued, you have to either pay the fine or appear in court.__________________________________________________________________Actually, they do. I pushed for former Arizona State Rep., Marian McClure to introduce HB 2226 to amend 28-1601 which …
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Usually such a suit is not possible after the SOL has expired.However, exceptions are sometimes made depending upon the specific circumstances of the case in question.All the contributing factors in the case would have to be reviewed by a qualified personal injury/wrongful death attorney to determin…
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There is no SOL in such a matter.Once the alledged offender has missed the court date a warrant is issued.Warrants do not expire, they remain valid until the named person is taken into custody or voluntarily presents themselves to authorities and the matter is resolved at a preliminary hearing or tr…
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There is no SOL for parking tickets. You have violated the law, been cited and now must satisfy the penalty. They can issue a bench warrant, confiscate your vehicle or suspend your license at any point during your life time.
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S.C. Code § 15-3-530 South Carolina Code allows Three years. Apparently, South Carolina can claim or commandeer any State Income Tax refund you may have coming back and send it to hospitals, or doctors for unpaid bills -- EVEN if the bills are not owed because of a mixup or negligence on the part o…
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Answer SOL in Florida for an Open Account is 4 years from last charge or payment and a Written Contract 5 years. The phone bill could be one or the other. If the contract is signed under seal, it may have a longer time. Note that other factors will determine when the SOL begins to be counted. T…
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Answer Probably not. Most states say credit accounts and written contracts have a SOL of 5 or 6 years (check your state, it varies!) to collect. But contracts signed under seal (some credit cards are!) may have longer times. And there are many other factors that can toll the SOL time. And the sta…
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Answer Nope. In Arizona it is very black and white. He is more than 24 months older, he is not in high school and he is not under 19. You are under 18.
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I'm not sure you are using the term 'statute of limitations' correctly here. I believe you are saying the minor has been charged with possession of alcohol. If that is the case, there is no 'statute of limitations' to apply, it is a done deal. If you are asking how long it stays on their record, the…
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What that person is indicating is it might go beyond 2 yrs if there is evidence that it was totally impossible for then to gain discovery before the 2 yr. limit. Answer In most situations it is 2 years from discovery. There are other limitations.
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The statute of limitations is going to be 4 years if it is a felony. It will be 2 years for a misdemeanor. And it is tolled if the individual is not living in Georgia.
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IRS obligations do not get discharged as the result of bankruptcy. All other creditors have to write off their debts, but the IRS gets to threaten you for the rest of your life, and even go after your estate. Answer Bankruptcy is a Federal Case, and the form would be the one used by the circuit in y…
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If a warrant has been issued, there is no statute of limitations. You've been given notice. It is just a matter of catching up to you. A routine traffic stop could end up with you in cuffs. Pay it off and live without it over your head.  If a warrant hasn't been filed, I believe there is a 2 y…
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There is no reason for it to expire. If you've been served an eviction notice, then you are to leave the property. They may come and remove your property and change the locks if you leave the place unattended. Answer: An eviction notice need to be served within 30 days and it will only be expired o…
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The limitation is 4 to 6 years depending on the type of credit card debt. Many people declare bankruptcy when they could just wait for the debt to disappear.
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The CSED is not 6 years, but 10 years for the feds to collect on the taxes owed. There is no CSED date on state taxes. States have the right to levy any income sources and assets if need be.There is for Federal taxes, 6 years, but it varies from state to state in regards to state taxes and community…
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Yes. [ADDED-see below] The SOL depends on the state and type of agreement. Also note that credit card debt is called an open end account. The SOL for debts that have expired (no longer required to pay) is not the same SOL used by credit bureaus. Take a look at the following site http:/www.credit-re…
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To determine if you qualify for the expungement of a STATE offense ONLY see the below link. However, if you were convicted of a federal offense this will NOT apply.
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There is none. 720 ILCS 5/3-5(a) A prosecution for: (1) first degree murder, attempt to commit first degree murder, second degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, reckless homicide, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving death or personal injuries under Section 11-401 of the Illino…
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Kentucky, believe it or not, is the only state where there is no crime of 'hit and run.' And misdeamenors have a SOL of one year.
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570.223. 1. A person commits the crime of identity theft if he or she knowingly and with the intent to deceive or defraud obtains, possesses, transfers, uses, or attempts to obtain, transfer or use, one or more means of identification not lawfully issued for his or her use. 2. The term "means of id…
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PA Statute of Limitations is 2 years for a bad check from the date of the certified mailing. the police charged me for a check from 1983
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Are you going after the bank, or a company, or a person? Or, are you trying to get the bank to give up recordswhere you have already started the legal process?There isn't enough info to answer properly. You should see an attorney. Many will give you 30 minutes to an hour to ask your questions.If you…
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Varies by state. In Minnesota, for example, it is 7 years.
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3 years for most debt and 5 years for promisory notes. Child support and tax collection does not have a limitation. In NC, once this time has passed, you can not be taken to court but the creditor can continue to attempt to collect from you until you send them a certified letter stating that the deb…
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Answer SOL in Florida for an Open Account is 4 years and a Written Contract is 5 years. Credit cards could be one or the other. Note that the state that is used to determine the SOL may not be the one you live in and that other factors will determine when the SOL begins to be counted. how do yo…
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Answer The statute of limitations for a person suing for civil damages in Nevada is 3 years for personal property. For medical damages related to the accident the limit is 2 years. Answer No, once a ticket has been issued, you have received official notice of the 'crime.' That eliminates the …
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Hello can someone tell me what the statue of limitations on an accusation of theft in Indiana is? Thank you..
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The statute of limitations for possession for a minor in possession charge is 2 years in Texas. The statute of limitations refers to the time one has to bring a suit in court against another party.
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There is a 2 year statute of limitations on a misdemeanor theft by taking charge in George. It is a 4 year statute of limitation if it is a felony.
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let me know if you find out
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You will be able to stay on the property a minimum of 30 days. Usually you are allowed longer depending on who bought the property>
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The statute of limitations for writing bad checks in Georgia is 2 years. Bad checks are subject to criminal and civil suits in Georgia.
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Never.... I just found I had a warrant this is ovewr ten years old never knew about it never received a letter for court or anything
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In Massachusetts there will be no statute of limitations associated with a parking ticket. The ticket itself serves as proper notice of the violation.
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It will depend on the jurisdiction. In the US it could be anything from 5 years to having none.
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what is legal distance between a neig.drive way and is it by low that all the share drive should be clear,no pipes ,no doors
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I do not know but we are in the state of Georgia Ans I suspect your in the State of confusion more than anything! Each type of tax, (there are zillions of different types, by different jurisdictions), and the events/ method used to cause the lien, which may be against some type of property or…
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In Minnesota, traffic tickets do not have a statute of limitations. You have been informed of the violation and penalty.
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