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What is the statute of limitations on rape?

How long after a rape can a woman report it or the police investigate it then arrest someone? I've heard 10 years.

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    Lawrence Lewis, PC | Lawrence Lewis
    242 Culver Street, Suite103
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (678) 407-9300
    Typically 7-10 years depending on the jurisdiction.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia - Replied: 3/10/2013
    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    This depends on the State where it happened and the type of rape. In Michigan some of the most serious types have no limitation.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 3/9/2013
    James Smith | Law Office of James E. Smith
    7251 Lake Mead Blvd., Suite 300
    Las Vegas, NV 89128
    (702) 460-3765
    That would be 3 years.
    Answer Applies to: Nevada - Replied: 3/8/2013
    Timothy J. Thill | Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    261 E. Quincy ST
    Riverside, IL 60546
    (708) 443-1200
    It is as long as it takes for the victim to report it. Some cases have been filed 20+ years after the incident.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois - Replied: 3/8/2013
    Mark L. Smith | Law Offices of Mark L. Smith
    128 Dorrance, 4th Floor
    Providence, RI 02903
    (401) 272-1432
    There is none.
    Answer Applies to: Rhode Island - Replied: 3/8/2013
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