Is there a bash script that would kill a child process after a given time?

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We have a bash script that would launch a child process that crashes every once in a while and for no apparent reason too. Because of this, we are trying to launch this process for a certain amount of time and then kill it if it doesn't return successfully. Is there a simple way to do this using Bash?
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