I HAVE PRIORS ON THEFT
Securities / Investment Fraud Attorney
Need some more info. Dishonered check? Or Stale dated checks?
For Dishonored Check:
The payee has three years to bring a court action to recover the face amount of a dishonored check. He has the same three-year time frame to enforce a statutory service charge. If the payee sues to recover the statutory penalty, he must bring suit within one year.
(Under California Civil Code Section 1719, anyone writing a bad check is liable for the amount of the check plus a service charge.)
Stale dated checks
Those Are Checks that are not presented for payment within six months .Once a check becomes stale-dated, the bank has the legal authority to refuse to cash or deposit the check. Before a bank does cash a check after six months, the bank verifies that the account holder wants the check cashed.
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DUI / DWI Attorney
There are a variety of possible crimes that could be charged based on the limited information that you provided. But generally speaking, a misdemeanor offense must be filed within one year of the date of the offense. For felony offenses, it is three years from the date of the offense.
Criminal Defense Attorney
Your priors, although troublesome, will not have an affect on the statute of limitations unless those priors are used to elevate a misdemeanor offense (i.e. petty theft) to felony status. If a felony the general rule is 3 years from date of discovery.
Resist the urge to talk about what you have done to anyone other than a locally experienced criminal defense attorney.
Law Offices of David Shapiro 3555 4th Avenue San Diego, CA 92103 (619) 295-3555
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