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STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS

Abandoned and unclaimed property, Minn. Statutes 2018 345.46

Absence from state, effect, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.13

Acknowledgments, effect, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.17

Actions to enforce, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Adverse claims to real property, action to declare conveyance a mortgage, Minn. Statutes 2018 559.19

Amendments, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2018 645.43

Apprentices, breach of indenture, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Arson, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Assault, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Assessments by local governments, actions for money paid, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.08

Bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.10

Bank deposits and collections

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 336.4-111

Unauthorized signatures or alterations, Minn. Statutes 2018 336.4-406

Bias crimes, civil lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2018 611A.79

Boats and boating, lawsuits against boats or vessels, Minn. Statutes 2018 579.08

Bonds (public debt), notice of claim, time for filing, Minn. Statutes 2018 574.10

Breach of fiduciary duty, public retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2018 356A.12

Bribery, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Buildings, asbestos removal, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.22

Burial grounds, property damage lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 307.082

Business corporations

Claims against, shares, issuance violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 302A.405

Illegal distributions, liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 302A.557, 2018 302A.559

Records, withholding lawsuits, protective orders, automatic extension caused by, Minn. Statutes 2018 302A.461

Cemeteries, property damage lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 307.082

Check forgery, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Child abuse, victim reparations, Minn. Statutes 2018 611A.53

Child support, Minn. Statutes 2018 257.66

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 297F.17

Indictments or complaints, criminal offenses, Minn. Statutes 2018 297F.20

Cities, local improvement assessments, actions for money paid, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.08

Claims against the state

Dams, water level maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.115

Tort claims, Minn. Statutes 2018 3.736

Clean water partnership program, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.075

Coercion for use in prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2018 611A.84

Common interest communities, warranties

Existing communities, Minn. Statutes 2018 515B.4-115, 2018 515B.4-1151

New communities, Minn. Statutes 2018 515B.4-1152

Condominiums

Tort and contract liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 515A.3-111

Warranties, Minn. Statutes 2018 515A.4-114

Confession of judgment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.09

Conflict of Laws-Limitations Act, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.30 to 2018 541.36

Contracts and agreements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Invention development services, breach of contract, Minn. Statutes 2018 325A.09

New promises, effect, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.17

State contracts, claims against the state, Minn. Statutes 2018 3.751

Contribution or indemnity lawsuits, improvements to real property, defects, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.051

Cooperative associations, barred claims, Minn. Statutes 2018 308A.925, 2018 308B.915

Coroners, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.06

Corporate takeovers, Minn. Statutes 2018 80B.10, 2018 80B.11

Corporations, ratable assessments against shareholders, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 316.20

Counties of financial responsibility, human services, Minn. Statutes 2018 256G.12

Courts, judgments, actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.09

Credit sale contracts, finance charges, violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 47.59

Creditors' claims, probate, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.3-802, 2018 524.3-807

Crimes resulting in death of victim, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Criminal conversation, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Criminal prosecutions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Criminal sexual conduct

Indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Parents or guardians of minors, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.073

Dams

Damages caused by, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Water level maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.115

Death by wrongful act, Minn. Statutes 2018 573.02

Death of party, effect, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.16

Debt, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05, 2018 541.053

Debtors, confession of judgment, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.09

Defeasible estates, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.023

Dentists, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.076, 2018 541.15

Digital signatures, recovery, qualified right to payment, Minn. Statutes 2018 325K.18

DNA analysis, time spent in, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Domestic abuse lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Dram shop lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 340A.802

Electronic communications, illegal access, Minn. Statutes 2018 626A.32

Environmental actions, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.075

Environmental covenants, Minn. Statutes 2018 114E.40

Environmental Response and Liability Act, hazardous substances releases, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 115B.11

Estate taxes, assessments, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.38

Exceptions

Social Security contributions, liability for delinquent payments, Minn. Statutes 2018 355.03

Uniform Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.01

Executions, creditors remedies, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.06, 2018 550.04

False imprisonment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Farm products, contracts, readability violation claims, Minn. Statutes 2018 17.9441

Farm tractors, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.6658

Financial exploitation, vulnerable adults, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Financial transaction card fraud, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Fine prints, disclosure violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 324.10

Flowage easements, Minn. Statutes 2018 103G.561

Foreclosure consultants, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2018 325N.06

Foreclosure purchasers, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2018 325N.18

Foreign states

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.30

Governing law, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.34

Limitation periods, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.31, 2018 541.32

Statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.35

Unfairness, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.33

Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act, Minn. Statutes 2018 548.62

Forfeitures, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.06, 2018 541.07, 2018 541.075

Forgery, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Franchise violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 80C.17

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Gambling taxes, Minn. Statutes 2018 297E.11, 2018 297E.13

Gambling

Debts, commitments void, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.21

Losses, actions to recover, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.20

Game and fish violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.255

General assistance medical care, claims against estates, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2018 256B.15

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.01 to 2018 541.22

Guardians of minors, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.073

Hazardous chemical emergencies, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.075

Hazardous waste violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Health and accident insurance carriers, subrogation claims, notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2018 62A.096

Health care providers, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.076, 2018 541.15

Heirs, lawsuits, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2018 257.58

Highways, grade, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07, 2018 541.072

Hospitals, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.076, 2018 541.15

Human rights, unfair discriminatory practices, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 363A.28

Income and franchise taxes

Assessment and collection, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.38

Assessment and collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 270C.58

Indebtedness

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Personal, family, or household debt, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.053

Infectious waste violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Insurance companies

Lawsuits, claims against, Minn. Statutes 2018 60B.28

Rehabilitation, claims by insurer, Minn. Statutes 2018 60B.18

Insurance fraud, false claims against property insurance, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.611

Joint bank accounts, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.10

Judgments

Actions to vacate, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2018 548.25

Actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.09

Decree, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.04

Enforcement after time has run, Minn. Statutes 2018 548.14

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.06

Procured by fraud, actions to set aside, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2018 548.14

Reversal of judgment after recovery, effect, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.18

Uniform Commercial Code, exception, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.18

Kidnapping, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Labor trafficking, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Land, damages caused by dams, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Landfill cleanup programs, environmental response costs, recovery actions, Minn. Statutes 2018 115B.40

Lawsuits

Personal service, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.13

Specific lawsuits, see specific entries under this topic

Leases, Minn. Statutes 2018 336.2A-506

Legal disability, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.15

Lemon law, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.665

Letters of credit, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 336.5-115

Libel and slander, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Liens, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.08

Limited liability companies, illegal distributions, liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 322C.0406

Liquor taxes, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 297G.16

Loans, finance charges, violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 47.59

Malpractice, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Marijuana and controlled substances taxes, criminal offenses, Minn. Statutes 2018 297D.09

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

Mediation, effect on, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 572.39

Medical assistance

Claims against estates, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2018 256B.15

Fraud, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Medical malpractice, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.076, 2018 541.15

Membership camping violations, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 82A.19

Minnesota Code of Military Justice, Minn. Statutes 2018 192A.235

Mortgage foreclosures

Agricultural property, deficiency judgments, Minn. Statutes 2018 582.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 580.01

Old foreclosure actions, Minn. Statutes 2018 582.14

Sales, actions to set aside, Minn. Statutes 2018 580.20, 2018 580.21

Mortgages, unrecorded, recitals on instruments affecting title to real property, Minn. Statutes 2018 507.332

Motor fuel taxes

Collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 296A.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 296A.21

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 296A.23

Motor vehicle fuel, marketing agreements, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 80F.17

Motor vehicle sales taxes, evasion or defeat, complaints or indictments, filing, Minn. Statutes 2018 297B.10

Motor vehicles, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 325F.662, 2018 325F.665

Multiparty accounts, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.10

Murder, indictments for, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

National Guard, courts-martial, Minn. Statutes 2018 192A.235

Negligence, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.073

Negotiable instruments

Confession of judgment, actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.09

Payment, enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2018 336.3-118

Nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 604.31

Nonprofit corporations, claims against, dissolution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2018 317A.730, 2018 317A.733

Nonresidence in state, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Occupational therapists, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.076

Old age assistance, claims against estate, application, Minn. Statutes 2018 256.25

Omitted property, assessment and taxation, Minn. Statutes 2018 273.02

Overtime, recovery of wages, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Parents, sexual abuse, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.073

Paternity

Father and child relationship, Minn. Statutes 2018 257.57

Lawsuits, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2018 257.58

Lawsuits to vacate, Minn. Statutes 2018 257.75

Pedestrian mall ordinances, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2018 430.031

Pen registers, trap and trace devices, and mobile tracking devices, Minn. Statutes 2018 626A.391

Personal injury, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05, 2018 541.073

Personal property, detaining, injuring, or taking, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Personal representatives, proceedings against, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.3-1005

Personal service, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.13

Physicians and surgeons, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.076, 2018 541.15

Plain Language Contract Act, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 325G.34

Pollution Control Agency

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2018 115B.30

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.075

Pretrial diversion programs, participation time, exclusion from limitation, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Probate of wills, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.3-109

Probate, distributees, proceedings against, Minn. Statutes 2018 524.3-1006

Product liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05, 2018 544.41

Promissory notes, confession of judgment, actions upon, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.09

Public defender services, reimbursement for, Minn. Statutes 2018 611.35

Public Employees Retirement Association, omitted deductions, Minn. Statutes 2018 353.27

Public works contractors, lawsuits on bond, Minn. Statutes 2018 574.31

Punitive damages, tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2018 549.191

Quieting title, tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2018 284.28

Racketeering, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.074

Railroad personnel, steam, death or personal injury, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 219.83

Real estate tax judgment sales, deeds or certificates of sale, filing or recording, Minn. Statutes 2018 281.31 to 2018 281.321, 2018 281.327

Real property

Accrual of cause of action, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.051

Actions affecting title to real estate, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.023

Adverse possession, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.02

Appraisals, Minn. Statutes 2018 82B.24

Dams, damage caused by, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Foreclosure, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.03

Improvements to, defective and unsafe condition, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.051

Pesticides, damage caused by application, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Recovery of, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.02

Sales, seller disclosures, actions based on, Minn. Statutes 2018 513.57, 2018 513.58

Tax-forfeited land, Minn. Statutes 2018 284.28, 2018 541.024

Title to, actions affecting, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.023

Regulated lenders, violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 56.19

Residence in state, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Residence outside state, effect on tolling of statutes, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.13

Restraint of trade, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 325D.64

Revenge pornography, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 604.31

Rulemaking authority, objections to rules, petitions for declaratory judgment, Minn. Statutes 2018 3.842

Sales and use taxes

Additional taxes, assessment, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.38

Other states, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.01

Sales, Minn. Statutes 2018 336.2-725

Securities sales violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 80A.76

Service of process, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.13

Severed mineral interests, forfeited interests, lawsuit to recover market value, Minn. Statutes 2018 93.55

Sex trafficking, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Sexual abuse, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.073

Sexual exploitation actions, psychotherapists, Minn. Statutes 2018 604.205

Sexual performances, use of minors in, Minn. Statutes 2018 617.245

Sheriffs, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.06

Special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.08

State contracts, claims against the state, Minn. Statutes 2018 3.751

State lands, recovery by purchaser in default, Minn. Statutes 2018 92.213

Statutory liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Streets, grade, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07, 2018 541.072

Subdivided land sales, Minn. Statutes 2018 83.42

Subsurface sewage treatment systems, failure to disclose to buyers, actions, Minn. Statutes 2018 115.55

Sureties, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.05

Surveyors, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.052

Suspension of running of time, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.15

Tax assessments

Deficiency assessments, time, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.38

Extension, agreements, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.42

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 270C.58

Omission exceeding 25 percent, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.38

Suspension, bankruptcy, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.41

Tax increment financing lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 469.1771

Tax liens, Minn. Statutes 2018 270C.27, 2018 270C.63

Tax refunds, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.40, 2018 289A.50

Tax-forfeited land sales

Certificates of sale, filing or recording, Minn. Statutes 2018 281.321, 2018 281.327

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2018 283.04

Tax-forfeited lands

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.024

Quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2018 284.28

Taxes

Collection or payment lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 270C.61

Deficiency assessments, time, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.38

Delinquent taxes, unauthorized collection, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 270C.275

Enforcement of law, suspension, taxpayer assistance orders, Minn. Statutes 2018 270C.37

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 289A.63

Topographic surveys, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.02, 2018 541.052

Torts, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Trade secrets, misappropriation, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 325C.06

Traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2018 169.891

Trespass, Minn. Statutes 2018 90.412, 2018 541.05

Tuberculosis hospitals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Unemployment insurance, claims, Minn. Statutes 2018 268.21

Use taxes, other states, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.01

Vessels, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2018 579.08

Veterinarians, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Vulnerable adults, financial exploitation, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Wages, actions to recover, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.07

Water pollution

Cleaning agents and water conditioners with excessive nutrients, actions, Minn. Statutes 2018 116.34

Indictments or complaints, Minn. Statutes 2018 628.26

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 541.075, 2018 628.26

Waterpower dams, Minn. Statutes 2018 103G.555

Wells, contamination, Minn. Statutes 2018 103I.241

Wiretapping, Minn. Statutes 2018 626A.13, 2018 626A.391

Workers' Compensation Act, Minn. Statutes 2018 79A.071

Workers' compensation actions, Minn. Statutes 2018 176.151