Can I sue someone who molested me 40 years later?
Question Details: My uncle molested me, my sister and our cousin.
Unfortunately, you cannot: this spring, your state (MD) considered removing the statute of limitations, or time within which you must file or start a lawsuit, for sexual abuse, but the effort failed in the state senate and the statute of limitations remains. 40 years if far past the existing statutory period; it is therefore too late to sue.
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