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Tennessee Civil Statute of Limitations Laws

More Information on Statute of Limitations: Civil Cases

Injury to Person1 yr. §28-3-104(a)(1)
Libel/SlanderLibel: 1 yr.; Slander: 6 mos. §§28-3-103, 104
FraudNot specified
Injury to Personal Property3 yrs. §28-3-105(1)
Professional MalpracticeLegal: 1 yr. CPA: 1 yr. §28-3-104(2)
Trespass3 yrs. §28-3-105(1)
Collection of Rents6 yrs. §28-3-109(1)
ContractsWritten and oral: 6 yrs. §28-3-109
Collection of Debt on Account6 yrs. unless expressly provided
Judgments10 yrs. §28-3-110(2)

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