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My girlfriends brother who is in army for his whole life just notified my girlfriend he was molested by their uncle 35 years ago ( he was 4-5 yrs old at time. Is there any recourse or statue of limitations a prob. Also my girlfriend stopped making payments on a car the child molesting uncle has been letting her buy on time ( 3000$ car) but she's not paying after she found out and he's not asking for payments , what's the best approach to negotiating the title since the tension is too thick to cut w knife ,
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Lawyer: P. Simmons, Attorney replied 3 months ago

I am sorry for this dilemma. But not sure I understand your specific question. What state is this happening in?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Indiana , I believe I stated that in original question but forgive me if not
Lawyer: P. Simmons, Attorney replied 3 months ago

Thanks
The IN code that covers this provides that the statute of limitations is as follows:

The statute of limitations is 7 years from accrual (from the date the minor turns 18) or + 4 from leaving dependency of abuser whichever is later

What you are describing, if the abuse took place more than 7 years after he turned 18? It is too late to prosecute.

As for negotiating? I find that the best deal is had when both sides think they have gotten a bad deal...so she may want to continue to negotiate with the uncle.

Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.

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