In general one year for a misdemeanor and 3 years for a felony with some exceptions for sex crimes and murder. Typically you will receive a letter if filed or get a phone number to call and check if they have. www.losangelesdefenders.com
wen u r arrested, da DA has 1yr 2 file misdemeanor charges n 3yr 2 file felony charges n most cases. can b longer, depending on da crime. call ur lawyer.
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Typically one year.
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