PA Statute of Limitations

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The Statute of Limitations Discovery Rule

One of the most critical aspects of filing a civil action rests with remaining in compliance with the state's statute of limitations. This is important because once the statute of limitations expires the deadline for filing a lawsuit has passed.  Full Story »

Avoiding Judgment

Civil litigation can be lengthy, complex, and, in some cases, costly. Being awarded a judgment and actually collecting the money owed are two entirely different entities...  Full Story »

Fraud and its Statute of Limitation

Those who are the victims of fraud often feel indignant and violated. No matter how serious an act of fraud may be there is a limit to the amount of time legal proceedings can be initiated.
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What is a Statute of Limitation?

On a baseline level, a statute of limitations is the specified timeframe one is allowed to initiate criminal or civil legal action. Once the statute of limitations has expired it is not possible to initiate legal actions.

Statute of Repose

While it is most definitely possible to seek legal remedy when one has been injured, liabled, or cheated, very few legal proceedings could ever be labeled "open ended". A statute of repose refers to the elimination of legal rights after a specific deadline has passed.