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STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS

Abandoned and unclaimed property, Minn. Statutes 2015 345.46

Absence from state, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.13

Acknowledgments, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.17

Actions to enforce, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Adverse claims to real property, action to declare conveyance a mortgage, Minn. Statutes 2015 559.19

Amendments, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2015 645.43

Apprentices, breach of indenture, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Arson, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Assault, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Assessments by local governments, actions for money paid, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.08

Bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.10

Bank deposits and collections

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 336.4-111

Unauthorized signatures or alterations, Minn. Statutes 2015 336.4-406

Bias crimes, civil lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 611A.79

Boats and boating, lawsuits against boats or vessels, Minn. Statutes 2015 579.08

Bonds (public debt), notice of claim, time for filing, Minn. Statutes 2015 574.10

Breach of fiduciary duty, public retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 356A.12

Bribery, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Buildings, asbestos removal, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.22

Burial grounds, property damage lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 307.082

Business corporations

Claims against, shares, issuance violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 302A.405

Illegal distributions, liability, Minn. Statutes 2015 302A.557, 2015 302A.559

Records, withholding lawsuits, protective orders, automatic extension caused by, Minn. Statutes 2015 302A.461

Cemeteries, property damage lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 307.082

Check forgery, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Child abuse, victim reparations, Minn. Statutes 2015 611A.53

Child support, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.66

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 297F.17

Indictments or complaints, criminal offenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 297F.20

Cities, local improvement assessments, actions for money paid, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.08

Claims against the state

Dams, water level maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.115

Tort claims, Minn. Statutes 2015 3.736

Clean water partnership program, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.075

Coercion for use in prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2015 611A.84

Common interest communities, warranties

Existing communities, Minn. Statutes 2015 515B.4-115, 2015 515B.4-1151

New communities, Minn. Statutes 2015 515B.4-1152

Condominiums

Tort and contract liability, Minn. Statutes 2015 515A.3-111

Warranties, Minn. Statutes 2015 515A.4-114

Confession of judgment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.09

Conflict of Laws-Limitations Act, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.30 to 2015 541.36

Contracts and agreements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Invention development services, breach of contract, Minn. Statutes 2015 325A.09

New promises, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.17

State contracts, claims against the state, Minn. Statutes 2015 3.751

Contribution or indemnity lawsuits, improvements to real property, defects, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.051

Cooperative associations, barred claims, Minn. Statutes 2015 308A.925, 2015 308B.915

Coroners, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.06

Corporate takeovers, Minn. Statutes 2015 80B.10, 2015 80B.11

Corporations, ratable assessments against shareholders, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 316.20

Counties of financial responsibility, human services, Minn. Statutes 2015 256G.12

Courts, judgments, actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.09

Credit sale contracts, finance charges, violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 47.59

Creditors' claims, probate, Minn. Statutes 2015 524.3-802, 2015 524.3-807

Crimes resulting in death of victim, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Criminal conversation, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Criminal prosecutions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Criminal sexual conduct

Indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Parents or guardians of minors, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.073

Dams

Damages caused by, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Water level maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.115

Death by wrongful act, Minn. Statutes 2015 573.02

Death of party, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.16

Debt, see Indebtedness under this topic

Debtors, confession of judgment, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.09

Defeasible estates, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.023

Dentists, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.076, 2015 541.15

Digital signatures, recovery, qualified right to payment, Minn. Statutes 2015 325K.18

DNA analysis, time spent in, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Domestic abuse lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Dram shop lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 340A.802

Electronic communications, illegal access, Minn. Statutes 2015 626A.32

Environmental actions, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.075

Environmental covenants, Minn. Statutes 2015 114E.40

Environmental Response and Liability Act, hazardous substances releases, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 115B.11

Estate taxes, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.38

Exceptions

Social Security contributions, liability for delinquent payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 355.03

Uniform Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.01

Executions, creditors remedies, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.06, 2015 550.04

False imprisonment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Farm products, contracts, readability violation claims, Minn. Statutes 2015 17.9441

Farm tractors, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 325F.6658

Financial exploitation, vulnerable adults, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Financial transaction card fraud, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Fine prints, disclosure violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 324.10

Flowage easements, Minn. Statutes 2015 103G.561

Foreclosure consultants, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2015 325N.06

Foreclosure purchasers, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2015 325N.18

Foreign states

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.30

Governing law, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.34

Limitation periods

Conflicts of laws, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.31, 2015 541.32

Unfairness, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.32

Statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.35

Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act, Minn. Statutes 2015 548.62

Forfeitures, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.06, 2015 541.07, 2015 541.075

Forgery, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Franchise violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 80C.17

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Gambling taxes, Minn. Statutes 2015 297E.11, 2015 297E.13

Gambling

Debts, commitments void, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.21

Losses, actions to recover, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.20

Game and fish violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 97A.255

General assistance medical care, claims against estates, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.01 to 2015 541.22

Guardians of minors, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.073

Hazardous chemical emergencies, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.075

Hazardous waste violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Health and accident insurance carriers, subrogation claims, notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2015 62A.096

Health care providers, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.076, 2015 541.15

Heirs, lawsuits, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.58

Highways, grade, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07, 2015 541.072

Hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.076, 2015 541.15

Human rights, unfair discriminatory practices, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 363A.28

Income and franchise taxes

Assessment and collection, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.38

Assessment and collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 270C.58

Indebtedness

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Personal, family, or household debt, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.053

Infectious waste violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Insurance companies

Lawsuits, claims against, Minn. Statutes 2015 60B.28

Rehabilitation, claims by insurer, Minn. Statutes 2015 60B.18

Insurance fraud, false claims against property insurance, Minn. Statutes 2015 609.611

Joint bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.10

Judgments

Actions to vacate, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2015 548.25

Actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.09

Decree, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.04

Enforcement after time has run, Minn. Statutes 2015 548.14

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.06

Procured by fraud, actions to set aside, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2015 548.14

Reversal of judgment after recovery, effect, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.18

Uniform Commercial Code, exception, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.18

Kidnapping, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Labor trafficking, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Land, damages caused by dams, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Landfill cleanup programs, environmental response costs, recovery actions, Minn. Statutes 2015 115B.40

Lawsuits

Personal service, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.13

Specific lawsuits, see specific entries under this topic

Leases, Minn. Statutes 2015 336.2A-506

Legal disability, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.15

Lemon law, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 325F.665

Letters of credit, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 336.5-115

Libel and slander, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Liens, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.08

Limited liability companies

Illegal distributions, liability, Minn. Statutes 2015 322B.55, 2015 322B.56, 2015 322C.0406

Records, withholding lawsuits, protective orders, automatic extension caused by, Minn. Statutes 2015 322B.373

Liquor taxes, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 297G.16

Loans, finance charges, violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 47.59

Malpractice, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Marijuana and controlled substances taxes, criminal offenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 297D.09

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

Mediation, effect on, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 572.39

Medical assistance

Claims against estates, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2015 256B.15

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Medical malpractice, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.076, 2015 541.15

Membership camping violations, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 82A.19

Minnesota Code of Military Justice, Minn. Statutes 2015 192A.235

Mortgage foreclosures

Agricultural property, deficiency judgments, Minn. Statutes 2015 582.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 580.01

Old foreclosure actions, Minn. Statutes 2015 582.14

Sales, actions to set aside, Minn. Statutes 2015 580.20, 2015 580.21

Mortgages, unrecorded, recitals on instruments affecting title to real property, Minn. Statutes 2015 507.332

Motor fuel taxes

Collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 296A.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 296A.21

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 296A.23

Motor vehicle fuel, marketing agreements, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 80F.17

Motor vehicle sales taxes, evasion or defeat, complaints or indictments, filing, Minn. Statutes 2015 297B.10

Motor vehicles, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 325F.662, 2015 325F.665

Multiparty accounts, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.10

Murder, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

National Guard, courts-martial, Minn. Statutes 2015 192A.235

Negligence, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.073

Negotiable instruments

Confession of judgment, actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.09

Payment, enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2015 336.3-118

Nonprofit corporations, claims against, dissolution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2015 317A.730, 2015 317A.733

Nonresidence in state, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Occupational therapists, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.076

Old age assistance, claims against estate, application, Minn. Statutes 2015 256.25

Omitted property, assessment and taxation, Minn. Statutes 2015 273.02

Overtime, recovery of wages, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Parents, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.073

Paternity

Father and child relationship, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.57

Lawsuits, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.58

Lawsuits to vacate, Minn. Statutes 2015 257.75

Pedestrian mall ordinances, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2015 430.031

Pen registers, trap and trace devices, and mobile tracking devices, Minn. Statutes 2015 626A.391

Personal injury, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05, 2015 541.073

Personal property, detaining, injuring, or taking, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Personal representatives, proceedings against, Minn. Statutes 2015 524.3-1005

Personal service, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.13

Physicians and surgeons, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.076, 2015 541.15

Plain Language Contract Act, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 325G.34

Pollution Control Agency

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2015 115B.30

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.075

Pretrial diversion programs, participation time, exclusion from limitation, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Probate of wills, Minn. Statutes 2015 524.3-109

Probate, distributees, proceedings against, Minn. Statutes 2015 524.3-1006

Product liability, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05, 2015 544.41

Promissory notes, confession of judgment, actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.09

Public defender services, reimbursement for, Minn. Statutes 2015 611.35

Public Employees Retirement Association, omitted deductions, Minn. Statutes 2015 353.27

Public works contractors, lawsuits on bond, Minn. Statutes 2015 574.31

Punitive damages, tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2015 549.191

Quieting title, tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2015 284.28

Racketeering, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.074

Railroad personnel, steam, death or personal injury, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 219.83

Real estate tax judgment sales, deeds or certificates of sale, filing or recording, Minn. Statutes 2015 281.31 to 2015 281.321, 2015 281.327

Real property

Accrual of cause of action, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.051

Actions affecting title to real estate, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.023

Adverse possession, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.02

Dams, damage caused by, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Foreclosure, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.03

Improvements to, defective and unsafe condition, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.051

Pesticides, damage caused by application, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Recovery of, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.02

Sales, seller disclosures, actions based on, Minn. Statutes 2015 513.57, 2015 513.58

Tax-forfeited land, Minn. Statutes 2015 284.28, 2015 541.024

Title to, actions affecting, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.023

Regulated lenders, violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 56.19

Residence in state, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Residence outside state, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.13

Restraint of trade, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 325D.64

Rulemaking authority, objections to rules, petitions for declaratory judgment, Minn. Statutes 2015 3.842

Sales and use taxes

Additional taxes, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.38

Other states, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.01

Sales, Minn. Statutes 2015 336.2-725

Securities sales violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 80A.76

Service of process, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.13

Severed mineral interests, forfeited interests, lawsuit to recover market value, Minn. Statutes 2015 93.55

Sex trafficking, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Sexual abuse, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.073

Sexual exploitation actions, psychotherapists, Minn. Statutes 2015 604.205

Sexual performances, use of minors in, Minn. Statutes 2015 617.245

Sheriffs, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.06

Special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.08

State contracts, claims against the state, Minn. Statutes 2015 3.751

State lands, recovery by purchaser in default, Minn. Statutes 2015 92.213

Statutory liability, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Streets, grade, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07, 2015 541.072

Subdivided land sales, Minn. Statutes 2015 83.42

Subsurface sewage treatment systems, failure to disclose to buyers, actions, Minn. Statutes 2015 115.55

Sureties, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.05

Surveyors, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.052

Suspension of running of time, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.15

Tax assessments

Deficiency assessments, time, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.38

Extension, agreements, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.42

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 270C.58

Omission exceeding 25 percent, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.38

Suspension, bankruptcy, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.41

Tax increment financing lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 469.1771

Tax liens, Minn. Statutes 2015 270C.27, 2015 270C.63

Tax refunds, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.40, 2015 289A.50

Tax-forfeited land sales

Certificates of sale, filing or recording, Minn. Statutes 2015 281.321, 2015 281.327

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2015 283.04

Tax-forfeited lands

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.024

Quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2015 284.28

Taxes

Collection or payment lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 270C.61

Deficiency assessments, time, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.38

Delinquent taxes, unauthorized collection, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 270C.275

Enforcement of law, suspension, taxpayer assistance orders, Minn. Statutes 2015 270C.37

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 289A.63

Topographic surveys, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.02, 2015 541.052

Torts, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Trade secrets, misappropriation, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 325C.06

Traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2015 169.891

Trespass, Minn. Statutes 2015 90.412, 2015 541.05

Tuberculosis hospitals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Unemployment insurance, claims, Minn. Statutes 2015 268.21

Use taxes, other states, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.01

Vessels, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2015 579.08

Veterinarians, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Vulnerable adults, financial exploitation, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Wages, actions to recover, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.07

Water pollution

Cleaning agents and water conditioners with excessive nutrients, actions, Minn. Statutes 2015 116.34

Indictments or complaints, Minn. Statutes 2015 628.26

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2015 541.075, 2015 628.26

Waterpower dams, Minn. Statutes 2015 103G.555

Wells, contamination, Minn. Statutes 2015 103I.241

Wiretapping, Minn. Statutes 2015 626A.13, 2015 626A.391

Workers' Compensation Act, Minn. Statutes 2015 79A.071

Workers' compensation actions, Minn. Statutes 2015 176.151