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if i pleded guilty to a drug felone 16 years ago but never

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if i pleded guilty to a drug felone 16 years ago but never showed up for sentencing will statued of limitation come to play in this case
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

No, it doesn't. Once a person voluntarily absents themselves from the court, it stops, ("tolls") the statute of limitations from running. If the law was not designed this way, all anyone would have to do for most any criminal act would be to is avoid the jurisdiction until the statute of limitations had run out.


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