How long does a attempted murder case stay open

Asked over 1 year ago - Riverside, CA

I was a victim of attempted murder in 1994. The detectives told me at the hospital that my younger brother did it but nobody in the family is telling. There was nothing done.

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  1. William Peter Daley

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    Answered . You need to check in with the detectives again and ask them what's going on.

    Call 619-238-1905 or visit my website at www.lawofficeofwilliamdaley.com. I am happy to speak with you at no cost... more
  2. Michael Kevin Cernyar

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    Answered . If it was willful, deliberate and premeditated than there is no statute of limitations, otherwise 6 years.

    The response above is not intended as legal advice since it’s impracticable to provide thorough, accurate advice... more
  3. Michael Moshe Levin

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    Answered . Mr. Cernyar is correct about the statute of limitations. But this sounds like a question of whether they felt they had evidence, rather than a question about whether it is too late.

    The opinions rendered herein are based on general principles of law. Laws vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction... more

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