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West Virginia Civil Statute of Limitations Laws

More Information on Statute of Limitations: Civil Cases

Injury to Person2 yrs. §55-2-12(b)
Libel/Slander1 yr. §55-2-12(c)
Fraud-
Injury to Personal Property2 yrs. §55-2-12(a)
Professional Malpractice2 yrs. §55-2-12(b)
Trespass2 yrs. §55-2-12(a)
Collection of Rents5 yrs. §55-4-21
ContractsWritten: 10 yrs. §55-2-6; Oral: 5 yrs. §55-2-6
Collection of Debt on Account-
Judgments10 yrs. foreign judgment §55-2-13

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