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Texas Statute of Limitations

Posted By on December 30, 2008

Art. 12, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure:

Murder, aggravated sexual assault: None

Sexual assault/ indecency with a child: None

Leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death: None

10 Years:

Theft of estate by a guardian/trustee

Theft by a public servant

Forgery

First degree injury to a child/disabled/elderly person

Non-aggravated sexual assault/ no DNA

Arson

7 Years:

Misapplication of fiduciary property

Securing execution of document by deception

5 Years:

Theft

Robbery

Kidnapping

Burglary

Injury to child/disabled/elderly person, non-first degree

Insurance fraud

Three Years:

All other felonies

For a complete list of all limitations, see Art. 12.01, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.


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