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The offenses enumerated in Sections 278 and 278.5 are continuous in nature, and continue for as long as the minor child is concealed or detained.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 279.1 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/penal-code/pen-sect-279-1/
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