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What is the statute of limitations for child abuse in California?

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2005-10-14 02:18:28
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Criminal charges can be filed twenty years after the person reaches the age of majority, which in CA. is eighteen. Civil action, a maximum of one year after "discovery". This particular law has been and will continue to be challenged at every appellate level including the U.S. Supreme Court.

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