California Eliminates Statute of Limitations On Rape and Sexual Assault

On September 28, 2016, on the heels of amending other sexual assault legislation on the books in California, the Golden State now allows rape and other sexual assault allegations to be brought at anytime during the life of the defendant.  The new law kicks in on Jan. 1, 2017 but applies retroactively if the statute of limitations has not yet run on.  Previously there was a 10-year statute of limitations in…

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