Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.
Do you mean the incident happened on July 5 2010? You have 2011? What state?
Yes, you still have time to proceed with criminal prosecution and then a lawsuit for your medical bills
I suggest you contact the police agency you reported this to and see if they have passed this on to the District Attorney. You may also contact the District Attorney directly and discuss prosecution.
The statute of limitations is one year on a misdemeanor.
You will need a local private civil attorney to handle the lawsuit.
I see. I am sorry this has happened to you. It sounds painful.
So are you interested in pursuing criminal charges? That might be difficult if you remained with her. In the eyes of the court, you have forgiven her.
I see. I am sorry that you have been forced to remain with your attacker.
Yes, it could be considered. I suggest that going to the District Attorney is the way to proceed. Once you have decided that you will follow through on the prosecution, then you will need to decide what to do about other living arrangements and your relationship