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Delaware Statutes of Limitations

Welcome to FindLaw's section on the various statutes of limitation in the state of Delaware, which are time limits for bringing criminal charges or filing a civil lawsuit. This section focuses on the two main sets of time limits. Civil statute of limitations in Delaware range from two to five years, although most civil claims have a two-year statute of limitation, such as personal injury, fraud, defamation, and professional malpractice. Delaware's criminal statute of limitations ranges from two to 10 years, although certain serious crimes (such as particularly heinous murders) have no time limits. Click on a link below or speak with an attorney to learn more.

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