Killeen, TX asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: How long is statue of limitations for a 322.33 charge in florida , happened 18 years ago and warrant is still active,why

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Craig A. Epifanio
Craig A. Epifanio
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Seminole, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: The statute of limitations only applies to the state in filing the charge. If you were arrested, then the statute of limitations is irrelevant. On the other hand, if you were not arrested, it does not run while you are out of state, up to a certain point. Since the charge is related to a driver's license issue, they probably tried to serve the warrant at your last known address on your license. You should contact an attorney to see if a motion to dismiss can be filed.

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