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If someone commits a class B misdemeanor in NY (involving consensual

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If someone commits a class B misdemeanor in NY (involving consensual sexual contact, not intercourse, with a 16 yr old by an adult), is there a statute of limitations regarding how long afterwards the adult could be charged?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  CrimDefense replied 5 years ago.
There is a 2 year statute of limitations for a misdemeanor, for when they need to be charged.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
If the statute of limitations is 2 years, and the misdemeanor occurred 9 years ago, could the then-16-yr-old or that person's parent sue for damages at this time?
Thanks very much.
Expert:  CrimDefense replied 5 years ago.
No, the statute of limitations would have run.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
OK. I appreciate your clarification and help.

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