Look at Florida Statute 775.15. That is the Statute of Limitations statute. Basically, the more serious the charge the more time the State has to charge you. www.BryceFetter.com
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Fla. Stat. 775.15 applies to most, but not all charges. So a lot depends on what they are going to charge you with. One example, of exceptions to this statute is the theft and fraud statutes which allow for a 5-year statute of limitations. It would be best to talk to an attorney in person to be sure.