Fontana, CA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: I did a background check pulled up ccrp art 575 is this something I should be concerned about it the person is a fugitiv

I'm running a background check for a friend the person knows where I live so I'm concerned

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Rhonda Mae Hixon
Rhonda Mae Hixon
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Redding, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Your question should be directed to an attorney in Louisiana, not California. The La law you asked about is reprinted here. Be sure to check with an attorney from that state because their statutes of limitations (the time frame within which a charge must be filed) are quite a bit different than California.

La CCRP Article 575

The statutes of limitation shall be interrupted (paused) when the defendant:

(1) Avoids detection, apprehension or prosecution, flees from the state, is outside the state, or is absent from his usual place of living within the state; or

(2) Lacks mental capacity to proceed at trial and is committed to a psychiatric hospital.

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