Yes, the government is limited to and can not charge a person when the time stated in the applicable statute of limitations has passed.
However, the government may have multiple theories that the S/L has not expired.
Legal analysis is not simple math(2+2=4). Generalized questions can only yield a speculative answer. Then the questioner attempts to apply the speculation to their specific matter. This may yield a
false conclusion. This is yet another example that what appears to be a...
The legislature should consider your arguements. Regrettably, elected officials are seldom sensitive to the accused's plight and are more focused in the wrongdoing and punishment. Consult and retain an experienced criminal defense attorney ASAP.
Poetic license will permit a broad range of outcomes. Real life requires more context and is an evolutionary process that is dynamic. The criminal justice system is not a static, win or lose, environment but rather is dynamic and subjective to a specific fact pattern.
Asking, "Do I need a lawyer is seldom answered no DIY us your best course of action.
This is yet another example that what appears to be a relatively simple question is not simple to answer unless ALL the facts and an actual (not a paraphrasing) review of the court record is conducted by an experienced criminal defense attorney.
The first part of a complete analysts is reviewing the government's investigation. This must be followed by the defense investigation of the events that tests...
Yes, you need an attorney. Our criminal justice system is adversarial. That means the government has an attorney representing its interests and the defense has an attorney representing the defendant's interest.
If you or anyone goes to court without an attorney you are trusting the government, the prosecution, to disavow its adversarial duty in favor of your rights. This is naive if not foolish.
The question, "Do I need an attorney?" should always be answered with a clear unequivocal, "...
The application of a specific S/L to a specific fact pattern is complex calculation. It is determined by multiple facts and not just the passage of time. The US Attorney who sent you the "target" letter is very aware of the application of the Limitations period to the instant investigation. Be aware and beware of false hope.
Contact the local office of the FBI and the local US attorney's office. They have =intake procedures for the situation you describe. You provide the information they decide what, if anything to do about it.