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North Carolina Civil Statute of Limitations Laws

More Information on Statute of Limitations: Civil Cases

Injury to Person3 yrs. §1-52
Libel/Slander1 yr. §1-54
Fraud3 yrs. §1-52(9)
Injury to Personal Property3 yrs. §1-52(4)
Professional Malpractice2 yrs. or more after the occurrence of the last act of the defendant, max. 4 yrs.; damages by reason of a foreign object left in body; 1 yr. upon discovery, max. 10 yrs. §1-15
Trespass3 yrs. §1-52(3)
Collection of Rents3 yrs. §1-52
ContractsWritten: 3 yrs. §1-52(1); Oral: 3 yrs. §1-52(1)
Collection of Debt on Account-
Judgments10 yrs. §1-47

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