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Is there a statute of limitations on a Class A Misdemeanor in the State of Alabama?

Woodinville, WA |

I'm being contacted about something that happened over 12 years ago and involved a BK.

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  1. You need the assistance of qualified criminal defense attorney licensed and practicing in Alabama to answer this question.


  2. Ask a lawyer in Alabama,

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  3. "Unless otherwise provided, the prosecution of all misdemeanors before a circuit or district court must be commenced within 12 months after the commission of the offense." Code of Alabama 1975, section 15-3-2.

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