My step-father raped me for 10 years when I was a child. I am now 28 and finally told someone about it. Can i still press charge

Asked almost 2 years ago - New Cumberland, PA

The abuse stopped when I was 15 in 2000. I'm now 28 yrs old and finally told my mom and therapist and husband. Is it too late for me to press charges for it in pa...

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  1. Kelley Lynn Nelson

    Contributor Level 3

    Answered . The statute of limitations for a sexual offense against a minor under the age of 18 now runs until the minor reaches 50 years of age. So it is not too late to report. If you decide to report, you should do so in the jurisdiction where the abuse occurred.

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