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New Jersey Civil Statute of Limitations Laws

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Injury to Person2 yrs. §2A:14-2
Libel/Slander1 yr. §2A:14-3
Fraud6 yrs. §2A:14-1
Injury to Personal Property6 yrs. §2A:14-1
Professional Malpractice2 yrs. §2A:14-2
Trespass6 yrs. §2A:14-1
Collection of Rents16 yrs. §2A:14-4
ContractsWritten: 6 yrs. §2A:14-1; Oral: 6 yrs. §2A:14-1
Collection of Debt on Account6 yrs. §2A:14-1
Judgments20 yrs. from court of record §2A:14-5

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