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Alaska Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

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Code Section12.10.010 et seq.
FeloniesMurder: none; 10 yrs. for certain violent felonies; felony sexual abuse of a minor: none; other felonies: 5 yrs., any offense that includes fraud or breach of fiduciary obligation, official misconduct in public office: extension 1 year after discovery offense, with a maximum extension of 3 years.
Misdemeanors5 yrs.
Acts During Which Statute Does Not RunIf outside the state hiding, maximum extension 3 yrs when a prosecution against the accused for the same conduct is pending in this state.

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