is there a statue of limitations for the da to file Aal on felony

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is there a statue of limitations for the da to file Aal on felony

I was arrested for unauthorized
use of an access card I was
arrested and then I bonded out and
it’s been over a year and I’m just
being served with an arraignment
is there a statue of limitations
on how long the delay can go
before they call a bill

Asked on March 24, 2016 under Criminal Law, Louisiana

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

In your state, the statute of limitations on a felony is three years, so if it is "over a year" but less than three years, the state is still well within time to prosecute you. They have, based on what you write, up to another almost-two years to go before they are out of time.


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