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DUI in Texas
Is there a statute of limitations for prosecution of an out of state driver?
Asked on May 5, 2009 under Criminal Law, Montana
N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 13 years ago | Contributor
Statute of limitations means that the state has to file a formal charging instrument against you within a certain time period. In Texas, it is 2 years for a misdemeanor and 3 years (or more) for a felony.
If you were given a ticket/citation for the DUI, then technically you were charged with the crime.
You may want to consult a DUI attorney about this matter just to be sure before you travel to Texas again.
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