How soon must a claim be filed?
A claim should be filed within 3 years from the date of the crime or the death of the victim. In cases of child abuse, the claim must be filed within three years of the date the claimant knew or should have known of the abuse.

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1. What is the Maryland Criminal Injuries Compensation Board?
2. Who may file a claim?
3. How may I file a claim?
4. What must I do to quality?
5. How much may the board award?
6. How soon must a claim be filed?
7. Where can I go for additional information on the subject?