I was sexually assaulted at boy scout camp by a male member of the staff. When I went to the camp director I was physically assaulted and sent home. Years later this is affecting me. I know the statute of limitations has run out for Ohio.
This is not actually a criminal defense question. What you need to do is put this post into the civil litigation forum. When I try to do that for people, it doesn't always work.
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Did you pursue criminal charges? I'm pretty sure the statute of limitations is not up for criminal charges.
For this one you definitely need a local attorney, preferably one that has had cases like this one in the past. For that your general web searches may very well work. I am aware that cases have been brought and successfully so while time as past .
Pursuant to R.C. 2305.111, the CIVIL statute of limitations is 12 years following your 18th birthday. If that time has run, you cannot pursue a civil action. If not, contact an attorney immediately. As for CRIMINAL prosecution, it depends on the actual conduct but it can be either 6 years, 20 years, or 25 years from the date of the offense.
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