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statute of limitations on sexual abuse

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i'm from florida. i was sexually abused by my stepfather a few years ago. i was just wondering if anything can be done to him in terms of jail time even though it has been at least five years since he had really done anything. i live in florida.



Well, there are lots of things you can do. I am glad to hear you recognize your abuse. In addition to legal help, I know many who have benefited from counseling to aid in recovery.

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=Ch0794/titl0794.htm&StatuteYear=2000&Title=->2000->Chapter 794

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=Ch0827/SEC071.HTM&Title=->2000->Ch0827->Section 071

Please first refer to the above sections, see which apply to you, then go to below:

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=Ch0775/SEC15.HTM&Title=->2000->Ch0775->Section 15

http://www.attorneypages.com may be of a help to you, as well.

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