Can someone be charged with rape after 5 years?

Asked 8 months ago - Polson, MT

My boyfriend was 12 and his sister was 9 they had both been molested they had both been touching each other his mother called it in to CPS

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  1. Solomon Neuhardt


    Contributor Level 12


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    Answered . Yes.

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  2. Miguel Amador

    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . The statute of limitations vary from state to state based on the particular crime. The statute to find your answer is Mont. Code Ann. ยง 45-1-205(1)(b) or (1)(c) or (2)(a).

  3. Martin W. Judnich

    Contributor Level 15

    Answered . Sure can. The statute of limitations is extremely long for minor alleged victims. However, at those ages there is a very good chance at statutory defenses for those ages. Our firm handles defenses like that in Montana. If you can afford private defense for this very serious charge, please give us a call for a free consultation.
    Marty Judnich (406) 721-3354

    licensed attorney in Montana. Your specific state laws may be different.
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