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What's the statue of limitations to file a malicious procecution suit in the state of Virginia?
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Great thanks I look forward to the answer
Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones, Esq., Lawyer replied 8 months ago

The statute of limitations for filing this claim is one year.

See § 8.01-195.6 "Notice of claim" at:

https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title8.01/

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