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Missouri Civil Statute of Limitations Laws

More Information on Statute of Limitations: Civil Cases

Injury to Person2 yrs. §516.140
Libel/Slander2 yrs. §516.140
Fraud10 yrs. §516.120(5)
Injury to Personal Property5 yrs. §516.120(4)
Professional MalpracticeMedical: 2 yrs. from discovery, max. 10. §516.105
Trespass5 yrs. §516.120(3)
Collection of Rents10 yrs. §516.110(3)
ContractsWritten: 5 yrs; for payment of money or property, 10 yrs. §516.120(1); 516.110; Oral: 5 yrs. §516.120(1)
Collection of Debt on Account10 yrs. if in writing §516.10(1)
Judgments10 yrs. §516.350

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