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STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS

Abandoned and unclaimed property, Minn. Statutes 2009 345.46

Absence from state, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.13

Acknowledgments, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.17

Actions to enforce, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Adverse claims to real property

Action to declare conveyance a mortgage, Minn. Statutes 2009 559.19

Amendments, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2009 645.43

Apprentices, breach of indenture, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Arson, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Assault, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Assessments by local governments, actions for money paid, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.08

Bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.10

Bank deposits and collections

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 336.4-111

Unauthorized signatures or alterations, Minn. Statutes 2009 336.4-406

Bias crimes, civil lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2009 611A.79

Boats and boating, lawsuits against boats or vessels, Minn. Statutes 2009 579.08

Bonds (public debt), notice of claim, time for filing, Minn. Statutes 2009 574.10

Breach of fiduciary duty, public retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2009 356A.12

Bribery, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Buildings, asbestos removal, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.22

Burial grounds, property damage lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 307.082

Business corporations

Claims against, shares, issuance violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 302A.405

Illegal distributions, liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 302A.557, 2009 302A.559

Records, withholding lawsuits, protective orders, automatic extension caused by, Minn. Statutes 2009 302A.461

Cemeteries, property damage lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 307.082

Check forgery, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Child abuse, victim reparations, Minn. Statutes 2009 611A.53

Child support, Minn. Statutes 2009 257.66

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 297F.17

Indictments or complaints, criminal offenses, Minn. Statutes 2009 297F.20

Cities, local improvement assessments

Actions for money paid, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.08

Claims against the state

Dams, water level maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.115

Tort claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 3.736

Clean water partnership program, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.075

Coercion for use in prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2009 611A.84

Common interest communities, warranties, Minn. Statutes 2009 515B.4-115

Condominiums

Tort and contract liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 515A.3-111

Warranties, Minn. Statutes 2009 515A.4-114

Confession of judgment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.09

Conflict of Laws-Limitations Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.30 to 2009 541.36

Contracts and agreements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Invention development services, breach of contract, Minn. Statutes 2009 325A.09

New promises, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.17

Contribution or indemnity lawsuits

Improvements to real property, defects, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.051

Cooperative associations, barred claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 308A.925, 2009 308B.915

Coroners, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.06

Corporate takeovers, Minn. Statutes 2009 80B.10, 2009 80B.11

Corporations, ratable assessments against shareholders

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 316.20

Counties of financial responsibility, human services, Minn. Statutes 2009 256G.12

Courts, judgments, actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.09

Credit sale contracts, finance charges, violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 47.59

Crimes resulting in death of victim, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Criminal conversation, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Criminal prosecutions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Criminal sexual conduct

Indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Parents or guardians of minors, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.073

Dams

Damages caused by, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Water level maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.115

Death by wrongful act, Minn. Statutes 2009 573.02

Death of party, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.16

Debtors, confession of judgment, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.09

Defeasible estates, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.023

Dentists, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.076, 2009 541.15

Digital signatures, recovery, qualified right to payment, Minn. Statutes 2009 325K.18

DNA analysis, time spent in, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Domestic abuse lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Dram shop lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 340A.802

Electronic communications, illegal access, Minn. Statutes 2009 626A.32

Environmental actions, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.075

Environmental covenants, Minn. Statutes 2009 114E.40

Environmental Response and Liability Act

Hazardous substances releases, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 115B.11

Estate taxes, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.38

Exceptions

Social Security contributions, liability for delinquent payments, Minn. Statutes 2009 355.03

Uniform Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.01

Executions, creditors remedies, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.06, 2009 550.04

False imprisonment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Farm products, contracts, readability violation claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 17.9441

Farm tractors, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.6658

Financial exploitation, vulnerable adults, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Financial transaction card fraud, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Fine prints, disclosure violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 324.10

Flowage easements, Minn. Statutes 2009 103G.561

Foreclosure consultants, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2009 325N.06

Foreclosure purchasers, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2009 325N.18

Foreign states

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.30

Governing law, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.34

Limitation periods, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.31 to 2009 541.33

Statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.35

Forfeitures, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.06, 2009 541.07, 2009 541.075

Forgery, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Franchise violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 80C.17

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Gambling taxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 297E.11, 2009 297E.13

Gambling

Debts, commitments void, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.21

Losses, actions to recover, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.20

Game and fish violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 97A.255

General assistance medical care

Claims against estates, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2009 256B.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.01 to 2009 541.22

Guardians of minors, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.073

Hazardous chemical emergencies, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.075

Hazardous waste violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Health and accident insurance carriers

Subrogation claims, notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2009 62A.096

Health care providers, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.076, 2009 541.15

Heirs, lawsuits, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2009 257.58

Highways, grade, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07, 2009 541.072

Holocaust-related insurance claims, extension, Minn. Statutes 2009 60A.053

Hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.076, 2009 541.15

Human rights, unfair discriminatory practices, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 363A.28

Income and franchise taxes

Assessment and collection, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.38

Assessment and collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 270C.58

Infectious waste violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Insurance companies

Lawsuits, claims against, Minn. Statutes 2009 60B.28

Rehabilitation, claims by insurer, Minn. Statutes 2009 60B.18

Insurance fraud, false claims against property insurance, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.611

Joint bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.10

Judgments

Actions to vacate, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2009 548.25

Actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.09

Decree, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.04

Enforcement after time has run, Minn. Statutes 2009 548.14

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.06

Procured by fraud, actions to set aside, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2009 548.14

Reversal of judgment after recovery, effect, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.18

Uniform Commercial Code, exception, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.18

Kidnapping, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Land, damages caused by dams, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Landfill cleanup programs, environmental response costs

Recovery actions, Minn. Statutes 2009 115B.40

Lawsuits

Personal service, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.13

Specific lawsuits, see specific entries under this topic

Leases, Minn. Statutes 2009 336.2A-506

Legal disability, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.15

Lemon law, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.665

Letters of credit, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 336.5-115

Libel and slander, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Liens, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.08

Limited liability companies

Illegal distributions, liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 322B.55, 2009 322B.56

Records, withholding lawsuits, protective orders, automatic extension caused by, Minn. Statutes 2009 322B.373

Liquor taxes, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 297G.16

Loans, finance charges, violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 47.59

Malpractice, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Marijuana and controlled substances taxes

Criminal offenses, Minn. Statutes 2009 297D.09

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, see Statutes of limitations under MECHANICS AND MATERIAL SUPPLIERS LIENS

Mediation, effect on, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 572.39

Medical assistance

Claims against estates, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 256B.15

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Medical malpractice, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.076, 2009 541.15

Membership camping violations, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 82A.19

Minnesota Code of Military Justice, Minn. Statutes 2009 192A.235

Mortgage foreclosures

Agricultural property, deficiency judgments, Minn. Statutes 2009 582.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 580.01

Old foreclosure actions, Minn. Statutes 2009 582.14

Sales, actions to set aside, Minn. Statutes 2009 580.20, 2009 580.21

Mortgages, unrecorded, recitals on instruments affecting title to real property, Minn. Statutes 2009 507.332

Motor fuel taxes

Collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 296A.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 296A.21

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 296A.23

Motor vehicle fuel, marketing agreements, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 80F.17

Motor vehicle sales taxes, evasion or defeat

Complaints or indictments, filing, Minn. Statutes 2009 297B.10

Motor vehicles, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 325F.662, 2009 325F.665

Multiparty accounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.10

Murder, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Negligence, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.073

Negotiable instruments

Confession of judgment, actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.09

Payment, enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2009 336.3-118

Nonprofit corporations, claims against

Dissolution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 317A.730, 2009 317A.733

Nonresidence in state, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Occupational therapists, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.076

Old age assistance, claims against estate, application, Minn. Statutes 2009 256.25

Omitted property, assessment and taxation, Minn. Statutes 2009 273.02

Overtime, recovery of wages, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Parents, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.073

Paternity

Father and child relationship, Minn. Statutes 2009 257.57

Lawsuits, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2009 257.58

Lawsuits to vacate, Minn. Statutes 2009 257.75

Pedestrian mall ordinances, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2009 430.031

Pen registers, trap and trace devices, and mobile tracking devices, Minn. Statutes 2009 626A.391

Personal injury, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05, 2009 541.073

Personal property, detaining, injuring, or taking, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Personal service, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.13

Physicians and surgeons, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.076, 2009 541.15

Plain Language Contract Act, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 325G.34

Pollution Control Agency

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2009 115B.30

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.075

Pretrial diversion programs

Participation time, exclusion from limitation, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Product liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05, 2009 544.41

Promissory notes, confession of judgment, actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.09

Public defender services, reimbursement for, Minn. Statutes 2009 611.35

Public Employees Retirement Association

Omitted deductions, Minn. Statutes 2009 353.27

Public works contractors, lawsuits on bond, Minn. Statutes 2009 574.31

Punitive damages, tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2009 549.191

Quieting title, tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2009 284.28

Racketeering, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.074

Railroad personnel, steam, death or personal injury, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 219.83

Real estate tax judgment sales redemption, notice of expiration, service of process, Minn. Statutes 2009 281.31 to 2009 281.321, 2009 281.327

Real estate tax judgment sales, deeds or certificates of sale, filing or recording, Minn. Statutes 2009 281.31 to 2009 281.321, 2009 281.327

Real property

Accrual of cause of action, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.051

Actions affecting title to real estate, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.023

Adverse possession, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.02

Dams, damage caused by, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Foreclosure, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.03

Improvements to, defective and unsafe condition, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.051

Pesticides, damage caused by application, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Recovery of, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.02

Sales, seller disclosures, actions based on, Minn. Statutes 2009 513.57

Tax-forfeited land, Minn. Statutes 2009 284.28, 2009 541.024

Title to, actions affecting, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.023

Regulated lenders, violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 56.19

Residence in state, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Residence outside state, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.13

Restraint of trade, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 325D.64

Rulemaking authority, objections to rules

Petitions for declaratory judgment, Minn. Statutes 2009 3.842

Sales and use taxes

Additional taxes, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.38

Other states, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.01

Sales, Minn. Statutes 2009 336.2-725

Securities sales violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 80A.76

Service of process, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.13

Severed mineral interests, forfeited interests

Lawsuit to recover market value, Minn. Statutes 2009 93.55

Sexual abuse, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.073

Sexual exploitation actions, psychotherapists, Minn. Statutes 2009 148A.06

Sexual performances, use of minors in, Minn. Statutes 2009 617.245

Sheriffs, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.06

Special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.08

State lands, recovery by purchaser in default, Minn. Statutes 2009 92.213

Statutory liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Streets, grade, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07, 2009 541.072

Subdivided land sales, Minn. Statutes 2009 83.42

Subsurface sewage treatment systems

Failure to disclose to buyers, actions, Minn. Statutes 2009 115.55

Sureties, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Surveyors, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.052

Suspension of running of time, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.15

Tax assessments

Deficiency assessments, time, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.38

Extension, agreements, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.42

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 270C.58

Omission exceeding 25 percent, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.38

Suspension, bankruptcy, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.41

Tax increment financing lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 469.1771

Tax liens, Minn. Statutes 2009 270C.27, 2009 270C.63

Tax refunds, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.40, 2009 289A.50

Tax-forfeited land sales

Certificates of sale, filing or recording, Minn. Statutes 2009 281.321, 2009 281.327

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2009 283.04

Tax-forfeited lands

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.024

Quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2009 284.28

Taxes

Collection or payment lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 270C.61

Deficiency assessments, time, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.38

Delinquent taxes, unauthorized collection, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 270C.275

Enforcement of law, suspension, taxpayer assistance orders, Minn. Statutes 2009 270C.37

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 289A.63

Topographic surveys, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.02, 2009 541.052

Torts, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Trade secrets, misappropriation, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 325C.06

Traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2009 169.891

Trespass, Minn. Statutes 2009 90.412, 2009 541.05

Trusts, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.05

Tuberculosis hospitals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Unemployment insurance, claims, Minn. Statutes 2009 268.21

Use taxes, other states, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.01

Vessels, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2009 579.08

Veterinarians, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Vulnerable adults, financial exploitation, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Wages, actions to recover, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.07

Water pollution

Cleaning agents and water conditioners with excessive nutrients, actions, Minn. Statutes 2009 116.34

Indictments or complaints, Minn. Statutes 2009 628.26

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 541.075, 2009 628.26

Waterpower dams, Minn. Statutes 2009 103G.555

Wells, contamination, Minn. Statutes 2009 103I.241

Wiretapping, Minn. Statutes 2009 626A.13, 2009 626A.391

Workers' Compensation Act, Minn. Statutes 2009 79A.071

Workers' compensation actions, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.151