Iowa Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws
|Code Section||802.1, et seq.|
|Felonies||1st and 2nd degree murder: none; others: 3 yrs.; 1st, 2nd, 3rd degree sex abuse committed on or with a person under 18: within 10 yrs. after victim turns 18; other 1st, 2nd, 3rd degree sex abuse: 10 yrs; incest with person under 18: within 10 yrs. after victim turns 18; sexual exploitation by counselor or therapist: 10 yrs., unless victim under 18 yrs., then 10 yrs. after victim turns 18; fraud or breach of fiduciary duty: extension up to 3 yrs.|
|Misdemeanors||Serious misdemeanor: 3 yrs.; simple misdemeanor or violation of ordinances: 1 yr.|
|Acts During Which Statute Does Not Run||Outside state or nonresident|
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