How long do I have to file charges of assault on someone?

Asked about 2 years ago - Downers Grove, IL

I was pushed by my boss at work and I called the police. I said I didn't want him to be arrested because he was intoxicated... After thinking this over for a few days, I am still very upset and want something done about it.

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  1. Charles Joseph Michael Candiano

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    Answered . Only the State's Attorney can file a criminal charge against anyone. If you were injured, you can sue him for your injury up to 2 years after the event that caused your injury.

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  2. Charles K. Kenyon Jr.

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    Answered . You should plan on finding a new job ASAP. See if you can get police reports from when they came in case you have to file for unemployment.

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  3. James Regan

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    Answered . You should go to the police station today and tell them you want to report a crime.

    http://defendme.net | For confidential answers on Florida law, call 1.877.452.9457. Attorney James Regan, LL.M,... more

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