The statute of limitations for a felony in California varies by sentencing guidelines. states that if a defendant is facing eight or more years of prison time, there is a six-year statute of limitations. If... More » Government & Politics Crime

The statute of limitations for most federal crimes is five years, according to the United States Department of Justice. The limit for certain crimes varies, usually depending on the severity of the crime. More » Government & Politics Crime

In California, there is no statute of limitations for collecting child support. This means that uncollected child support is always enforceable until fully paid. More » Government & Politics Law Child Support & Custody
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