If you are attempting to sue an abuser for damages, then you must act within the time period of the civil statute of limitations, which is one year after the date of discovery of the abuse, or one year after your 18th birthday (whichever is longer). Unlike many other states that have a "delayed discovery rule" (which takes into account the relative frequency that the abuse can be "blocked out" and not remembered for years by the victim, and doesn't start the SOL until the memory has been "recovered"), Louisiana has no such rule. The "date of discovery" used here is meant only in it's actual mechanical sense (one year from the actual abuse). Louisiana courts do not recognize blocked out or recovered memories in civil cases.
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Criminal Statutes of Limitations in LA are:
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