July 2016 | 2016 OK CR 15 (2016)

Tollett v. State (Oklahoma 2016)

A parent who has been charged with Omitting to Provide for a Minor has the burden of proving the statute of limitations on the action has not tolled. In Oklahoma, this offense has a three-year statute of limitations and can be tolled during any period of time the Defendant does not reside in the state. In this proceeding, the statute of limitations commenced running in May 2005 when the youngest child turned 18 but was tolled until at least March 2011. The Defendant was charged approximately 10 months later, within the 3 year statute of limitations.

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