Legal Question in Criminal Law in Georgia

What is the statute of limitations on statutory rape in Georgia when there was a child produced from the crime. victim was 14 and the man was 20

Asked on 9/05/11, 6:09 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Lawrence Lewis Lawrence Lewis, P.C.

The statute of imitations is seven years after the victim turns 18 years old. See website for other hints: www.lawrencelewispc.com Good luck

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Answered on 9/05/11, 6:17 pm
Glen Ashman Ashman Law Office

Based on the facts as posted I believe the limit in your case would be 7 years from the victim's 18th birthday. There are obvious practical problems prosecuting a case that far after the crime, but it could happen.

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Answered on 9/05/11, 6:46 pm


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