North Carolina Civil Statute of Limitations Laws
|Injury to Person||3 yrs. §1-52|
|Libel/Slander||1 yr. §1-54|
|Fraud||3 yrs. §1-52(9)|
|Injury to Personal Property||3 yrs. §1-52(4)|
|Professional Malpractice||2 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|
|Trespass||3 yrs. §1-52(3)|
|Collection of Rents||3 yrs. §1-52|
|Contracts||Written: 3 yrs. §1-52(1); Oral: 3 yrs. §1-52(1)|
|Collection of Debt on Account||-|
|Judgments||10 yrs. §1-47|
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