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Statutes of Limitations

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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.
no such thing a murder case is always open
Yes. A charge off simply charges off the debt with the original creditor but just because it is charged off the creditor still can take action to collect on the debt.
Before indictment, the statutes of limitation, and in extreme  circumstances, the due process clauses protect the accused from  unreasonable delays. That being said, if the accused had been  charged and acquitted in a previous case and new evidence was  unearthed that could have potentially...
The statute of limitations on tax collection is typically a few  weeks. This is the same in the state of Massachusetts.
The statute of limitations for being sued for a debt, in Maine, is  6 years in all forms. However, a debt itself would not have a  similar expiration.
6 years since the last payment was made 
The parties may certainly make that agreement. They are defining how they will interact by the contract. They may be able to contest the validity of the clause for some reason or another, but in most cases, the court will uphold the agreement.
The statute of limitations for auto property damage in North  Carolina is 3 years. Auto property damage falls under North  Carolina's civil statute of limitations.
If you haven't yet been arrested there is a time limit the prosecution has to file charges against you for most crimes except for murder. This is called a statute of limitation. The law varies from state to state and crime to crime. For specific information you will have to look up the statute for...
It would be establishing a form of hate crime. Technically, you  could charge them with arson, but the real crime is the hatred of a  group.
I'm not sure but I suggest that you go see the District Attorney in  your area and they can answer your question better. Make sure you  tell them the whole story. I do know that if you were continuously  covering up the fraud there is no statute of limitations.
There is a statue of limitations on taxes. It is ten years. After  that, the IRS can no longer request payment for taxes.
Statute of limitation on credit card debt in Singapore?
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Yes and it happens quite often. Usually when you let you Homeowners  insurance cancel or change companies and fail to notify your  insurance company to send a copy to the mortgagee. If the mortgagee  does not have proof that you have insurance and have them listed on  such insurance, they will...
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A traffic ticket is a notice of violation. The statute of limitations is to prevent one from being accused of a crime when the witnesses may no longer be available and defense difficult. In this case, you have already been notified of the violation and have not defended against it in the time...
There typically isn't a Statute of Limitations for a ticket. It is designed to prevent someone being accused of something years after it happened when witnesses are not available and memories are not fresh. A ticket eliminates this issue. Once a ticket has been issued, there is no requirement that...
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An affidavit is voluntarily made without any cross-examination of the affiant and is not the same as a deposition, it is a record of an examination of a witness or a party made either voluntarily or pursuant to a subpoena, as if the party were testifying in court under cross-examination.
Answer . The lien is no longer applied to the vehicle when the loan is paid off. You can then get a lien release from the lender. As long as the loan has not been paid off the vehicle still has a lien on it.
The age of consent in Florida is 17. Sexual contact under that age is illegal. The level of the offense is determined by the age difference.
The term merchantable good essentially means that a product is in  the correct quality and condition to be sold. It is not broken,  spoiled, or a fake.
Kissing isn't going to be illegal. However, any sexual contact would be illegal. The age of consent is 18. There is some leeway for 16 and 17 year olds. But not for 15 year olds.
Quantitative data is easy to anyalyse, the information is right there in front of you, all you have to do is come up with a conclusion/finding/evaluation. However, quantitative data lacks alot of data, depending on the experiment, it lacks validity.
I'm assuming you are asking about a class A Misdemeanor... Generally the statute of limitations is 2 years.
No. There is no statute of limitations "for a guarantor". However, there are statutes of limitations for different categories of debts. Statutes of limitation vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and for different types of contracts. For example a five year lease, a thirty year mortgage, a six...
  A Statute of Limitations refers to stuff that you HAVEN'T BEEN CAUGHT FOR. Once they catch you, avoiding facing up to the law won't get you anywhere.   Call a lawyer or just call them up and say you're sorry.
North Carolina does not allow for buyers remorse when buying a used  car. North Carolina does have a lemon law, but it applies to the  purchase of a new car.
The statute of limitations on enforcement of judgment on debt in  Georgia is 7-10 years. The amount may vary depending on prior  offenses.
what do you mean? in seven years, if a person that was missing has not been found, she/he is considered 'dead"
  Firstly, my sincere condolences on your loss - I have experienced this myself, albeit 17 years ago, but the loss still feels like yesterday. To answer your question, Yes. The executor (or executrix) will need to perform this task. See the website IRS.Gov for info about this. If you mother...
  At one time there was a office in San Antonio, Texas. Nothing shows up here anymore. Insurance companies sell out to each other so often.
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Actually, contrary to the laws of most other states, Colorado keeps DUIs as misdemeanors regardless of subsequent offenses. There are elements such as child endangerment or death that can change a misdemeanor DUI into a felony, however. The law article below goes into more detail on felony DUIs.
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== Answer ==     Once you've received the ticket, you have officially been charged and thus statute of limitations no longer applies.
Answer . \nBoth states have six year SOL's pertaining to open accounts (credit cards).
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The statute of limitations on a debt limits the amount of time that  a creditor has to collect a debt. In Texas, the statute of  limitations on a debt is 4 years.
  I am not a lawyer, but in a recent discussion with my attourney she stated that the difference between simple and gross negligence was that "simple" was unintensional, showed no intent. "Gross" basically equates to showing more intent or flat out stupidity.
The Eighth Amendment, along with the rest of the Bill of Rights,  was originally drafted by James Madison in New York City. At this  time, the entire federal government was operating out of the Big  Apple.
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In Colorado it will depend on what the specific charges are but in general the statute of limitations for a felony will be set at 10 years. Other felonies are set at 3 years. Misdemeanors will be set at 18 months unless it is 3rd degree sexual assault which is set at 5 years. There is a 5 year...
  i don't think you get a learners license but you do get a learner's permit
A  consolidating statute repeals and re-enacts existing statutes  relating to a particular subject. Its purpose is to state their  combined effect and so simplify the presentation of the law. It  does not aim to alter the law unless it is stated in its long title  to be a consolidation with...
That depends on your state law. When you go to sell or refinance it will still show up and you may encounter some problem- either a title insurance company will want a premium to "insure over" it, or it could give your buyer the right to back out. Better deal with it now if possible; it's like a...
In every state, they start from the date of origination or last payment whichever is most recent.
Well they probably thought by doing that they would have made more frinds and they probably were to shy to go look for them.   who is carmen?
If your criminal charges are pending that means that they have  already filed the paperwork. Therefore, you are not protected under  a statue of limitations and a warrant will be filed for your  arrest.
There are five classes of felonies in the state of California. They  are grouped into categories. These categories are Serious Felonies,  White Collar, Sex, Drug, and Violent.
  == Statute of Limitations (SoL) on debt is the legal time limit that bars enforcement of the debt through the court system. It does not apply to all debts! ==     Not all debt has a statute of limitations! When the SoL expires, it can be used as a defense to bar collectors from...
I am a resident of Indiana ,I have had a judgement against me since  January 2000,It was a Promissory note between Partners ,what is the  statute of limitations regarding Indiana law for this type ?The  Creditor has neber extended the Judgement for past 14 years ,can he  do so now at this time ?...
The statute of limitations for taxes in Indiana is 3 years after  the tax was due or after the return was filed, whichever is later.  So for instance if you have a tax return due April 15, 2005 and the  return is filed February 1, 2005 the statue of limitations is April  15, 2008. If the return...
  every US president is limited to 2 terms, regardless of whether they served them consecutively or fragmented. There has yet to be a president to serve once, wait a term, and serve again.   Fun Fact: although presidents may only serve for 3 terms, an individual may serve for 10 years as...
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There normally is not one. Statute of Limitations is to prevent someone being accused of something years after it happened when witnesses are not available and memories are not fresh. A ticket eliminates this issue. Once a ticket has been issued, there is no requirement that there be any sort of...
It wouldn't, no matter what your orientation is, you would still hold the same place in the family.
Civil cases are between two private parties. The government provides this as a fair way to settle disputes without having to resort to physical confrontations. Torts is the most common, dealing with injury to a person or property.
Cause of ActionLimitationStatute(Utah Code Ann.)Breach of Contract, Oral4 yearsSection 78B-2-307Breach of Contract, Written6 yearsSection 78B-2-309Breach of Contract for Sale (under UCC)4 yearsSection 70A-2-725(1)Breach of Fiduciary Duty4 years (or 3 years for actions against corporate shareholders...
i talked the the police here in Louisiana about this and he said that you have to be 18 to be considered legal in civil law and 17 your legal in criminal law so right now you got to be 18 to leave w/o permission or get put in juvy...
In Connecticut, as in most states, it will depend on what the specific charges are. If it is a Class A felony, arson could be here if a death is involved, there is none. Other felonies are set at 5 years. Fleeing the state tolls the statute.
In general, not there is not going to be one. Statute of Limitations is to prevent someone being accused of something years after it happened when witnesses are not available and memories are not fresh. A ticket eliminates this issue. Once a ticket has been issued, there is no requirement that there...
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The statute of limitations is the amount of time given for the  prosecutor or an individual to press charges in a criminal or civil  case. There is no statute of limitations in the state of Virginia  for Grand Larceny if the crime committed is considered a felony.
You can get your license back after it's been suspended for a  while. This of course is if your license wasn't taken away for a  very bad reason.
Alabama has a long list of felonies with no set statute of limitations. For those that do, such as credit card fraud, it is set at 3 years. The statute is met once an indictment or warrant is issued, regardless of whether it can be served immediately or not.
The statue of limitations for enforcement of a debt in Texas is 4-years for most types of debts, and that starts from the date the account was open, or last payment made (Texas Code Section 16.004 (a) (3))
It depends on your state, but generally states do not have a statute of limitations on child sexual assault, thus you can file when you are an adult. However, if your parents failed to file charges having known the situation can have charges filed on them for child neglect. And honestly, I do not...
Does not matter the type of debt, in Delaware it is three (3) years from the last date of payment, not to be confused with the origination date. If your mortgage was opened in 1990 and you never made any payment the SOL would have expired in 1993, however if you made our payments up until 2009, then...
  Depends on the crime, or sometimes the class or category. For a list of all states' statutes of limitations: http://law.findlaw.com/state-laws/criminal-statute-of-limitations/
  No, one can bring an action for personal injury resulting from an automobile within 2 years of the accident.   No, one can bring an action for personal injury resulting from an automobile within 2 years of the accident.
In the US, most laws have what is called a 'statute of limitations'. This is a statute (a legal clause) defining under what conditions a person can be prosecuted for breaking a given law. Statutes of limitation typically include a maximum time after which a crime can no longer be prosecuted. You...
Well since with medical service you fill out paperwork I would say that a written contract for payment exists, which under O.R.C. §2305.06 would provide the medical office with a 15 year statue of limitation to collect.
The statute of limitations for personal injury suits in New York state is three years with the discovery rule for exposure to toxic substances.
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There typically isn't a Statute of Limitations for a ticket. It is designed to prevent someone being accused of something years after it happened when witnesses are not available and memories are not fresh. A ticket eliminates this issue. Once a ticket has been issued, there is no requirement that...
The time that has to pass before the driver has their license  reinstated in SC depends on the reason it was taken away. The time  frame can be from 3 month to 3 years.Ê
In Michigan they have set medical debts documented in writing at 6 years. That gives them a fairly long period of time in which to collect. And it will be measured from the last acknowledgment of the debt, payment or letter from the person who owes.
  No, the items still aren't paid and were still charged or written off by the lender. Agreeably, the BK may make it so what you still owed is no longer due...but it was charged off (somebody took the loss and didn't receive what they anticipated and you promised they would, resulting in your...
As of this writing, there is no change in the current good time law with respect to sentence imposed and served within the Federal system.
The medical malpractice statute of limitations in Texas is two years from the date of discovery of medical malpractice caused illness or injury. For minors it is 12 to 14 years.
  ceratainly if a minor entices another minor to break the law or perform an act causing a loss or injury to another. it is called peer pressure.