Q: 2012,13, 15 were consaldated. Does statute of limitations matter when your not covicted until 2017? What's fair?

I was arrested in 2015 while fighting cases from 2012. then arrested again in 2013, this time I was threatened. Then in 2015 while fighting the cases from 2012,13, the same sheriff's who threatend me came back to my house May 9th 2015 where on good faith I let them in to do there job. I was violently grabbed busting my dental bridge. Then handcuffed, taken to my driveway where the officer slams me on my car fracutered knee in 2 places damage meniscus incarcerated 4 days without medical attention. I wanted to Civil sue them and they said I had to wait untill my cases were over. What can I do my cases are finally over? My trial consist of 2012, 13 and 15 when the assault happend. Trial ended in march 2017. That was for all three. doesn't that help when it comes to statute of limitations? all they have done is lie and collaborate to convict me. And make themselves not liable. Can my transcripts prove anything it's all there everything thats happend? It's sad our justice system. America

1 Lawyer Answer

Steven McNicholl

Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • SAN BERNARDINO, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Your claim against the police officers would be a civil claim under injury to person. You must pursue your claim within two years in the State of California. After two years, it will be difficult or impossible to make your claim.

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