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Is there a statute of limitations for Texas if the driver was from another state and was never notified of further action?
Asked on May 5, 2009 under Criminal Law, Montana
N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 12 years ago | Contributor
Statute of limitations means that the state has to file a formal charging instrument against you within a certain time period. In Texas, it is 2 years for a misdemeanor and 3 years (or more) for a felony.
If you were given a ticket/citation for the DUI, then technically you were charged with the crime.
You may want to consult a DUI attorney about this matter just to be sure before you travel to Texas again.
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