Nashville, TN asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: What is the statute of limitations on an unauthorized female genital mutilation in the state of tennessee. felony in TN

I can provide pictures of my current clitorus area post a surgery for breast augmentation and tummy tuck which I NEVER authorized vaginal surgery for and the physician only marked the purchases I made right before surgery...according to my research fgm is a felony in TN.

1 Lawyer Answer

Anthony M. Avery

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: SOL on Class D Felonies is Four Years. I suspect this is more of a Medical Malpractice Case though, which requires many pleadings along with the Suit being filed within One Year of Injury. Assault may be a criminal option for the State, but it has a One Year SOL.

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