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Q: In Florida criminal Court, for LARC - GRAND THEFT $20,000 OR MORE LESS THAN $100,000 how long do they have

To produce factual evidence. How long can they leave a person in jail without factual based evidence. what is the statue of limitations to convict

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Jonathan Blecher
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A: The State has 21 days from the date of arrest to file a charging document. They can ask for another more time, if they are not ready on the 21st day. If they don't have charges filed by the 40th day, the Defendant should be released ROR.

The statute of limitations to file on a felony theft charge is 5 years, sometimes longer.

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