How long does someone have to press charges? 4 Answers as of May 09, 2014

In North Carolina, I hit an arm at a gate for a business and broke it. They called the cops, but didn't press charges. Can they change their mind later?

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Law Offices of Ronald A. Steinberg & Associates | Ronald A. Steinberg, BA, MA, JD
They can, but they probably won't.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 5/9/2014
Law Ofices of Edwin K. Niles | Edwin K. Niles
Press charges: a tv term; what do you mean? Criminal or civil?
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 5/7/2014
Paul Whitfield and Associates P.A.
Paul Whitfield and Associates P.A. | Paul L. Whitfield
I think maybe 2 years for a misdemeanor damage to property. Why don't you just do the right thing and pay for the damage you caused? I know that is an archaic concept in our culture today.
Answer Applies to: North Carolina
Replied: 5/7/2014
Candiano Law Office
Candiano Law Office | Charles J. Candiano
You need to repost this under North Carolina law.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 5/7/2014
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