Alabama Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws
|Code Section||15-3-1 et seq.|
|Felonies||Arson, forgery, any capital offense, counterfeiting, use, attempted use, or threat of violence, felony with serious physical injury/death, any sex offense with one under 16, drug trafficking: none; other felonies: 3 yrs.; conversion of state or county revenue: 6 yrs.; unlawfully taking or using temporarily the property of another: 30 days|
|Acts During Which Statute Does Not Run||Prosecution commences upon indictment, issuing warrant or binding over of defendant|
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