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Nevada Criminal Statute of Limitations Laws

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Code Section171.080 et seq.
FeloniesMurder: none; theft, robbery, arson, burglary, forgery, sexual assault: 4 yrs.; others: 3 yrs.; sexual abuse of a child: by time victim reaches 21 yrs. old or 28 yrs. old if "does not discover or reasonably should not have discovered" he was a victim
MisdemeanorsGross misdemeanor: 2 yrs.; others: 1 yr.
Acts During Which Statute Does Not RunProsecution commences when indictment is presented

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