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Ohio Civil Statute of Limitations Laws

More Information on Statute of Limitations: Civil Cases

Injury to Person1 yr. or 2 yrs. if bodily injury §§2305.11(a); 2305.10; 2305.111
Libel/Slander1 yr. §2305.11(a)
Fraud4 yrs. §2305.09(c)
Injury to Personal Property2 yrs. §2305.10
Professional Malpractice1 yr.; Medical: 1 yr. to give notice which extends time 180 days after notice, max. 4 yrs. §§2305.11 (a); 2305.113
Trespass4 yrs. §2305.09(a)
Collection of Rents-
ContractsWritten: 15 yrs. §2305.06; Oral: 6 yrs. §2305.07
Collection of Debt on Account6 yrs. §2305.07
Judgments21 yrs. §2325.18

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