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What is the statute of limitation for perjury at a criminal trial.

San Gabriel, CA |

a person lied at the trial. she won't recant unless she can't get prosecuted for lying on the stand.

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The statute of limitations, generally, is 3 years for felonies, 1 year for misdomeaners.

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John M. Kaman

John M. Kaman

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It's also one year for misdemeanors.

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The statute of limitations for perjury in a California state case is three years after the date of the offense.

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Three years from when the perjury took place.

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The problem I foresee here is that an immunized recantation of the sort you describe, assuming that you can get it, is not going to be worth very much.