S.O.L. FAQs

What is a Statute of Limitations?
A statute of limitations is an enactment in a common law legal system that sets the maximum time after an event that legal proceedings based on that event may be initiated.
What is a Statute of Repose?
A statute of repose (sometimes called a nonclaim statute), like a statute of limitation, is a statute that cuts off certain legal rights if they are not acted on by a certain deadline.
What is the "discovery" rule?
The discover rule suggests that the statute of limitations begins, not at the time of the unlawful event, but rather from the time that the suing party became aware of the breech.

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