Q: What are the statue of limitations on warrants in Maryland
Warrants for felony thefts
A: I am not aware of any statute of limitations on warrants. If you fail to appear for a case, for example, the warrant is going to sit there until it is addressed. I recently represented someone with a warrant from the 1990's that he is now addressing.
A: There is none. If the warrant has great age, and the state did not diligently pursue execution, there is an argument that the warrant, and underlying charge, should not be pursued on due process grounds. You should consult with a skilled criminal defense attorney.
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