Cyberstalking Statute of Limitations
What is the Federal Statute of Limitations for Cyberstalking?
The statute of limitations for cyberstalking offenses can vary depending on the jurisdiction and the specific laws in place. In general, the statute of limitations for federal cyberstalking offenses is five years. However, state laws may have longer or shorter statutes of limitations. For example, California has a statute of limitations of up to six years for cyberstalking.
Additionally, some cyberstalking offenses, such as those involving threats of violence, may have longer statutes of limitations.
It is important to consult with a lawyer familiar with the laws in your jurisdiction to determine the specific statute of limitations for a cyberstalking offense. It is also important to note that if the cyberstalking resulted in significant harm, the authorities may decide to prosecute the offender regardless of the statute of limitations.