My mother and aunt were raped for many years by their older brother during their childhood. If he was 17 or older at the time of the assaults, can he still be charged? This has caused a lifetime of pain and mental issues for both sisters. One of the sisters, my aunt, attempted suicide many years ago. The older brother has been married 5+ times and is known to be very abusive to his wives. He is truly an evil man that has never faced punishment for his crimes.
I just did a google search for "statute of limitations on sex crimes in Texas" and got many responses. I suggest you do the same and start reading. There will be useful information for you, and it might help to just know that something can be done against this monster. The very best thing for you to do, it appears to me, is to go speak with a seasoned criminal defense attorney who has vast experience in defending sex offenders.
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One would need to go back 55 years and look at the Statute of Limitations was for whatever offenses were committed at that time to determine if prosecution now is barred. Good luck!
Call the prosecutor's office and inquire there. Was there some basis for late discovery of the crimes? Often Statutes of Limitations are delayed when the crime had not been discovered. There have been some national cases where suppressed memories came to light many years later.
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