Statute of Limitations - FAQ

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Statutes of limitations are statutes which limit the time in which a civil or criminal action may be brought or filed in court.  There are different time limits for different types of actions,  and the statutory limitations may also be affected by the status or identity of the parties, or the date of occurrence or discovery of  an injury or loss. 

Frequently Asked Questions: Statute of Limitations:  An FAQ prepared by the staff of the Cleveland Law Library Association with particular emphasis on Ohio

Ohio's Statute of Limitations   Summary of statutes of limitation in Ohio (as well as the other 49 states) prepared by Edgar Snyder & Associates.

Statutes of Limitations:  Is Your Lawsuit Timely?   Nolo Encyclopedia article describes statute of limitations issues and provides chart for actions in the fifty states

Martindale Hubbell Law Digest - Contains summaries of the law in various countries and the fifty states. Useful for statute of limitations questions.


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