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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF PRESCRIPTION OF THE OFFENSE ON THE CIVIL LIABILITY OF ACCUSED?

>     The  extinction  of  the  criminal  action  doesn’t  carry  with  it  the extinction  of  the  civil  action  to  enforce  civil  liability  arising  from the  offense  charged,  unless  the  extinction  proceeds  from  a declaration  in a final  judgment that the fact from  which the civil liability might arise didn’t exist
 

WHEN IS IT POSSIBLE FOR THE PRIVATE OFFENDED PARTY BE NOT ABLE TO RECOVER FROM CIVIL LIABILITY?

>     When the civil action has prescribed
>     Quasi-delicts: 4 years
>     Obligation from law: 10 years