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Maine Civil Statute of Limitations Laws

More Information on Statute of Limitations: Civil Cases

Injury to Person 6 yrs. Tit. 14 §753
Libel/Slander 2 yrs. Tit. 14 §753
Fraud 6 yrs. Tit. 14 §859
Injury to Personal Property All civil acts must commence within 6 yrs. Title 14§752
Professional Malpractice Architects/Engineers: 4 yrs. to 10 max. Tit. 14 §752-A; Attorneys: 2 yrs. §753-B; Medical: 3 yrs. Tit. 24 §2902
Trespass All civil acts must commence within 6 yrs. Title 14§752
Collection of Rents All civil acts must commence within 6 yrs. Title 14§752
Contracts Written: 20 yrs. if under seal Tit. 14 §751
Collection of Debt on Account All civil acts must commence within 6 yrs. Title 14§752
Judgments 20 yrs. Tit. 14 §864

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