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In the state of Illinois, after 30 years, can someone be prosecuted

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In the state of Illinois, after 30 years, can someone be prosecuted for having sex with a minor.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  LawTalk replied 3 years ago.
Good morning,

Are we talking consensual sex, rape, or?

Doug
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
consensual sex
Expert:  LawTalk replied 3 years ago.
Good morning,

The criminal statute of limitation has long past for an incident of statutory rape that occurred 30 years ago in Illinois. The law holds a minimum time of 3 years from the event, or 1 year after the victim turns 18, which ever occurs last in time.

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