Does the DA only have 90 days to charge a person with a felony theft based on a defendant having 2 prior theft convictions plus the new theft charge? Answer: No. For felony theft, the DA typically has 5 years from the date of the offene to charge the defendant.
My practice is headquartered in San Angelo. So, based on many, many years practicing here, I will add that what you describe sounds like a routine referral of a case from County Attorney Chris Taylor's office to the DA's office.
You really do need to get a criminal defense lawyer working on this for you now.
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No. The 90 days applies if you were in jail. The stature of limitations for a felony is a minimum of 2 years.
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