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what is the statue of limitations for domestic assault in

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what is the statue of limitations for domestic assault in maine
Good afternoon,

I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of the confusion. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today.

Presuming that great bodily harm was not done in the assault, the crime would likely be prosecuted as a Class D or Class E crime, for which there is a 3 years statute of limitation.

The reality is though, that if a crime of domestic violence is not reported soon after the event, then it oftentimes is not prosecuted---often because of lack of evidence to support a conviction.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

yes but what is the statue of limitations if it were a felony?


 

Good evening Ash,

If the crime is prosecuted as a felony, and the victim did not die, the statute of limitations is 6 years in the state of Maine.

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