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Statute Of Limitations Domestic Violence Torts

Concerning the statute of limitations for commencing a civil action in tort to recover damages for an act of domestic violence.
2018 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Civil Law
Bill Summary

The bill states that any civil action to recover damages caused by an act of domestic violence must be commenced within 6 years after a disability has been removed for a person under disability or within 6 years after a cause of action accrues, whichever occurs later.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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