Does it matter how long ago someone tried to kill you to press charges
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Charges are brought by a prosecutor. In many states there is no statute of limitations for attempted murder and a long statute of limitations on rape. I am not sure about LA.
Call a local domestic violence shelter and ask for help. They will get you in touch with authorities and help you stay safe.
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You would contact the sheriff who would have you interviewed by a detective. They would make a report and send to the district attorney who would decide if the case was one they would pursue and if the evidence was sufficient to have a chance of obtaining a conviction.
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