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