Statutes of limitations are laws that impose deadlines on the right to file a civil lawsuit or bring criminal charges against an individual in Arizona. If the applicable statute of limitations expires, the city cannot file criminal charges against a suspect for an alleged sexual offense. The statute of limitations for sex crimes in Arizona varies based on the case.
No Statute of Limitations: Sex Crimes Against Children and Violent Sex Crimes
In Arizona, there is no statute of limitations for sex crimes committed against children under the age of 15. These crimes are often referred to as child molestation